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Feature Automotive Manufacturing Minerals General
December 17, 2020  

Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles

E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 4, 2020  

Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden

Most automakers want one national standard so they don’t have to build two versions of each vehicle.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 11, 2020  

Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group

$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.

News Automotive General Sustainability
November 10, 2020  

Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles

500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Minerals General
November 9, 2020  

Mining metals needed for electrification faces low price obstacle

More than $1 trillion of investment needed in key aluminum, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium over the next 15 years.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon

There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
October 8, 2020  

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

EV sales slump as supply challenges leave dealers short

Battery shortages and manufacturers prioritizing shipments to China and Europe contributing to shortfall.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 3, 2020  

EU share of electric cars grew during virus lockdown months

Chargeable cars rose to 7.2% in the April-June quarter from 6.8% in the first quarter, but sales fell.

News Automotive General Sustainability
August 21, 2020  

Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program

Provides up to $5,000 back on the purchase or lease of a new battery vehicle, or hybrid.

News Energy General
July 28, 2020  

Feds invest $5.1M in net-zero energy community in London, Ont.

The objective of this project is to successfully construct Canada’s first large-scale, fully integrated, net-zero energy community using renewable energy and other innovations

News Automotive General Production Sustainability
July 23, 2020  

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Austin gets the nod to build upcoming Cybertruck pickup, and second US site for the Model Y small SUV.

News Automotive Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report

The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Detroit 3 automaker will build an unidentified electric vehicle for Europe based on VW’s modular design.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 28, 2020  

Tesla says new feature automatically stops its cars for traffic lights

Update of the electric car company’s cruise control and auto-steer systems will slow the car whenever it detects a traffic light.