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.
Magna demonstrates its new e4 e-mobility drive systems
Winter conditions testing in Sweden showcases integrated PSM-type eDrive systems on the front and rear axles.
GM shows 13 electric vehicles as it tries to run with Tesla
Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.
Tax write-offs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners
Businesses can write off 100% of the purchase price, up to $55,000, in the year the car goes into service.
Electric vehicle options grow, but profitability challenges are limiting
Analysts say government policies are crucial to push automakers to sell EV models.
Electric car rebate uses nearly half its three year budget in eight months
More than $134 million in rebates have already been issued to 33,000 Canadians.
Ford electric vehicle chief sees more products, sales growth
Automaker is unveiling an electric SUV that is inspired by the Mustang performance car.