Canadian auto workers extend Ford contract, delay strike
Unifor is looking for electric vehicle commitments from the Oakville, Ont. automaker.
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.
Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars
A joint venture would focus first on China, the biggest market for electric vehicles.
Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian
Companies will share expertise as they develop a new Ford vehicle.
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.
Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s
By about 2025, every model the Japanese automaker sells will have some kind of “electrified” version.
Renault Nissan, Dongfeng partner on electric car venture
Companies aim to develop a vehicle based on an SUV platform.
Ont. PCs question timing of EV rebate that benefits Tesla buyers
TORONTO — A $14,000 rebate for people who purchase…
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.
Toyota bullish on plug-in hybrids with Prius Prime
Will get a whopping mileage equivalent to 120 miles per gallon (2.4l/100 km).
Audi plans electric SUV with 500-kilometre range
Will feature three electric motors to take on Tesla Model X.
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.
GM to build 200-mile electric car
Car based on Chevy Bolt will be made north of Detroit.
Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package
$5 billion battery factory to bring more than 20,000 jobs to the state.
Nevada considers $1.3B deal to land Tesla battery plant
Governor says gigafactory would generate up to $100 billion for state’s economy.
Nissan unveils LEAF with self-cleaning nano-paint technology
Superhydrophobic and oleophobic paint repels water and oils.
Bankruptcy judge approves outline of Fisker’s Chapter 11 plan
Quick sale of the electric vehicle manufacturer remains on track.
Obama administration to sell $192M loan made to EV maker Fisker
Troubled manufacturer has produced no vehicles, 75% of the workers are laid off.
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.
Three automakers cooperate on hydrogen fuel cell
Collaboration across three continents will help define global specifications and component standards.
Fill’er up – wirelessly
UBC R&D to boost EV appeal.
Chrysler looks to boost Fiat sales with new 500s
Automaker introduces electric and 4-door version of its stylish compact.
Chevy Spark EV to outdistance rivals: GM
Korean made comes to Canada in the summer.
Tesla unveils solar powered charging stations
Six Superchargers throughput California to promote longer trips.
Magna consolidates ownership of E Car partnership
Auto parts maker eyeing lucrative H/EV components, systems and engineering services.
Battery breakthrough could boost range of electric cars
GM-backed Envia Systems says it’s potentially good for 320 kilometres.
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).
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.