Magna to form joint venture with LG
Canadian auto parts maker teams up with objective to build electric car components
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.
New Flyer partnership to advance autonomous bus technology
Robotic Research will help develop artificial intelligence-based technology for heavy-duty buses.
Benefits of soft starters for electric motors
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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.
Magna deal with Huaya Automotive powers NEVs in China
Joint venture to produce electric-drive powertrain for a German automaker.
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.
Tesla adding charging stations in city centres
The new stations take up less space and are easier to install than previous Superchargers.
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.
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.
Investors pick Tesla’s promise over GM’s steady profits
Its semi-autonomous technology is among the most advanced on the road.
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.
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.
Manitoba hydroelectric route a $1B mistake that can’t be changed
Former NDP government accused of placing politics before practicality.
Tesla’s bold production plan brings out skeptics, shares fall
They point to significant issues with bringing vehicles to market.
Demand for new, lower-priced Tesla Model 3 is wild
…But limited to tech savvy, environmentally conscious early adopters.
Tesla’s 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlook
Lower-priced Model 3 sedan on schedule for release in 2017.
Tesla co-founder wants to electrify trucks
Ian Wright targets noisy, gas-guzzling, commercial vehicles that make frequent stops.
Nissan revamps Leaf electric car
More cruise range, cheaper model, other perks.
$2 million grant for Dana Holding Corp.
Company’s air-and liquid-cooled battery technologies already used by major automakers, including GM and Ford
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.
First electric commercial vehicle makes North American debut
Burlington, Ont: Burlington Hydro Inc. (BHI) is the first…