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News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 22, 2020  

Canadian auto workers extend Ford contract, delay strike

Unifor is looking for electric vehicle commitments from the Oakville, Ont. automaker.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

ATS Automation secures $60M electric vehicle order

Will design, build and install the two battery assembly conveyor lines for a global automaker’s electric vehicle production.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 17, 2020  

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

A joint venture would focus first on China, the biggest market for electric vehicles.

News Manufacturing General
April 24, 2019  

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Companies will share expertise as they develop a new Ford vehicle.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
February 7, 2018  

Tesla’s losses expected to grow on Model 3 delays

Some analysts are questioning whether Musk should be spending more time fixing the vehicle’s woes.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 18, 2017  

Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

By about 2025, every model the Japanese automaker sells will have some kind of “electrified” version.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
August 30, 2017  

Renault Nissan, Dongfeng partner on electric car venture

Companies aim to develop a vehicle based on an SUV platform.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
February 24, 2017  

Ont. PCs question timing of EV rebate that benefits Tesla buyers

TORONTO — A $14,000 rebate for people who purchase

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 13, 2016  

GM’s electric Chevy Bolt to go 383 kilometres per charge

Beats rear-wheel-drive Tesla Model S at 336 kilometres which costs $28,500 more.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 15, 2016  

Toyota bullish on plug-in hybrids with Prius Prime

Will get a whopping mileage equivalent to 120 miles per gallon (2.4l/100 km).

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 20, 2015  

Audi plans electric SUV with 500-kilometre range

Will feature three electric motors to take on Tesla Model X.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
February 17, 2015  

Is Apple building an electric car?

Wall Street Journal report says the electronics giant has hired hundreds of people to develop a mini van-like EV.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 13, 2015  

GM to build 200-mile electric car

Car based on Chevy Bolt will be made north of Detroit.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 12, 2014  

Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

$5 billion battery factory to bring more than 20,000 jobs to the state.

News General
September 10, 2014  

Nevada considers $1.3B deal to land Tesla battery plant

Governor says gigafactory would generate up to $100 billion for state’s economy.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
July 10, 2014  

Nissan unveils LEAF with self-cleaning nano-paint technology

Superhydrophobic and oleophobic paint repels water and oils.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
December 11, 2013  

Bankruptcy judge approves outline of Fisker’s Chapter 11 plan

Quick sale of the electric vehicle manufacturer remains on track.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
September 18, 2013  

Obama administration to sell $192M loan made to EV maker Fisker

Troubled manufacturer has produced no vehicles, 75% of the workers are laid off.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 20, 2013  

Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating

Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 28, 2013  

Three automakers cooperate on hydrogen fuel cell

Collaboration across three continents will help define global specifications and component standards.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2012  

Fill’er up – wirelessly

UBC R&D to boost EV appeal.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 28, 2012  

Chrysler looks to boost Fiat sales with new 500s

Automaker introduces electric and 4-door version of its stylish compact.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 27, 2012  

Chevy Spark EV to outdistance rivals: GM

Korean made comes to Canada in the summer.

News Automotive Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
September 25, 2012  

Tesla unveils solar powered charging stations

Six Superchargers throughput California to promote longer trips.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 10, 2012  

Magna consolidates ownership of E Car partnership

Auto parts maker eyeing lucrative H/EV components, systems and engineering services.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 10, 2012  

Battery breakthrough could boost range of electric cars

GM-backed Envia Systems says it’s potentially good for 320 kilometres.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 7, 2012  

GM bullfrogs the Volt

General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt is plugging into green energy provider Bullfrog Power to launch a special edition of the electric vehicle (EV).

News Production
June 30, 2011  

MIT develops a new battery that gives EV tech a jolt

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. have developed a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to existing electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could potentially make refuelling as quick and easy as filling up with gasoline.