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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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 17, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 5, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 3, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 24, 2020  

Electric vehicle options grow, but profitability challenges are limiting

Analysts say government policies are crucial to push automakers to sell EV models.

News Automotive General Sustainability
January 28, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 11, 2019  

Ford electric vehicle chief sees more products, sales growth

Automaker is unveiling an electric SUV that is inspired by the Mustang performance car.