Ford, Unifor reach tentative deal that includes $2B in EV contracts
Includes five electric vehicles for Oakville and an engine contract that could yield new jobs in Windsor.
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.
ATS Automation secures $60M electric vehicle order
Will design, build and install the two battery assembly conveyor lines for a global automaker’s electric vehicle production.
Electric vehicle options grow, but profitability challenges are limiting
Analysts say government policies are crucial to push automakers to sell EV models.
Energy demands will change with 13.2M electric vehicles by 2030
EY report says rapid adoption could also cause an 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand.
Tesla says it has turned over documents to US feds
Elon Musk’s tweets about going public caused stock headaches, now raising SEC concern.
UPS to test new electric vehicle
The parcel service is collaborating with Los Angeles-based Thor Trucks.
Chinese startup EV maker picks BlackBerry for key software licences
QNX technology will be used in Byton’s first series of intelligent production vehicles.
Ontario offers incentives for electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces
Employers and commercial building owners could get up to $7,500 per charging space.
For electric cars to take off, they’ll need place to charge
…But the distribution of public charging stations is wildly uneven around the globe.
Ontario to miss deadline to install 500 promised EV charging stations
The province expects about two-thirds of the station to be live by the April 1 deadline.
AddEnergie gets $7M funding for EV recharging stations
Federal investment for development of advanced technology for installation across Canada.
Toyota says new tech means longer EV battery life
Will boost electric vehicle cruise range by 10% to 15%.
Toyota bullish on plug-in hybrids with Prius Prime
Will get a whopping mileage equivalent to 120 miles per gallon (2.4l/100 km).
Audi plans electric SUV with 500-kilometre range
Will feature three electric motors to take on Tesla Model X.