Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles
E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.
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.
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.
Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles
500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
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.
Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon
There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.
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.
EV sales slump as supply challenges leave dealers short
Battery shortages and manufacturers prioritizing shipments to China and Europe contributing to shortfall.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.