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News Electronics Business Operations Production Technology
December 23, 2020  

Magna to form joint venture with LG

Canadian auto parts maker teams up with objective to build electric car components

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
July 15, 2020  

Europe’s shift to electric cars picks up despite recession

Sales of internal combustion cars have fallen, demand for battery-only cars and hybrids has been stable or even increased.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 15, 2019  

New Flyer partnership to advance autonomous bus technology

Robotic Research will help develop artificial intelligence-based technology for heavy-duty buses.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
April 9, 2019  

Benefits of soft starters for electric motors

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: They relieve stress

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Only hybrid, or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions

Goal is to cut them at least 80% compared with 2005 levels by 2050.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
October 18, 2017  

Magna deal with Huaya Automotive powers NEVs in China

Joint venture to produce electric-drive powertrain for a German automaker.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
October 11, 2017  

Ottawa still wants inter-provincial hydro ties as prices for other renewables drop

Federal government is keen in helping to build more transmission capacity with hydro.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 11, 2017  

Tesla adding charging stations in city centres

The new stations take up less space and are easier to install than previous Superchargers.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 11, 2017  

Electric car maker scraps plans for $1B Nevada plant

Faraday Future calls it a “shift in business strategy” as niche car makers face industry changes.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
June 6, 2017  

Six projects get $11.5M to develop technologies for cars of the future

Funding will support the development of lighter, more fuel-efficient cars that emit fewer greenhouse gases.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 1, 2017  

Investors pick Tesla’s promise over GM’s steady profits

Its semi-autonomous technology is among the most advanced on the road.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2017  

China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs

Beijing wants electric cars to make up 8% of every brand’s production as soon as next year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 15, 2017  

Toyota hopes revamped plug-in hybrid sells better than first model

Cruising range as an EV is 68.2 kilometres, about five times the earlier model.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
September 21, 2016  

Manitoba hydroelectric route a $1B mistake that can’t be changed

Former NDP government accused of placing politics before practicality.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 6, 2016  

Tesla’s bold production plan brings out skeptics, shares fall

They point to significant issues with bringing vehicles to market.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 13, 2016  

Demand for new, lower-priced Tesla Model 3 is wild

…But limited to tech savvy, environmentally conscious early adopters.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 11, 2016  

Tesla’s 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlook

Lower-priced Model 3 sedan on schedule for release in 2017.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 2, 2015  

Tesla co-founder wants to electrify trucks

Ian Wright targets noisy, gas-guzzling, commercial vehicles that make frequent stops.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
November 20, 2012  

Nissan revamps Leaf electric car

More cruise range, cheaper model, other perks.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
August 24, 2011  

$2 million grant for Dana Holding Corp.

Company’s air-and liquid-cooled battery technologies already used by major automakers, including GM and Ford

News Production
June 14, 2011  

Electrovaya batteries to power Chrysler demo fleet

Electrovaya is supplying the battery systems for a demonstration fleet of Chrysler plug-in hybrid electric minivans developed in partnership with the US Department of Energy.

News Sustainability
April 22, 2010  

First electric commercial vehicle makes North American debut

Burlington, Ont: Burlington Hydro Inc. (BHI) is the first