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News Automotive Energy Sustainability Technology
April 7, 2021  

Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions

(CP) VICTORIA – Electric vehicles are selling in record

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 23, 2020  

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.

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 Automotive Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

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.

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 Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
September 19, 2018  

Tesla says it has turned over documents to US feds

Elon Musk’s tweets about going public caused stock headaches, now raising SEC concern.

News Automotive Transportation General
August 1, 2018  

UPS to test new electric vehicle

The parcel service is collaborating with Los Angeles-based Thor Trucks.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
June 22, 2018  

Chinese startup EV maker picks BlackBerry for key software licences

QNX technology will be used in Byton’s first series of intelligent production vehicles.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
January 18, 2018  

Ontario offers incentives for electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces

Employers and commercial building owners could get up to $7,500 per charging space.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 11, 2017  

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.

News Automotive Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
March 29, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 28, 2017  

AddEnergie gets $7M funding for EV recharging stations

Federal investment for development of advanced technology for installation across Canada.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing General
November 24, 2016  

Toyota says new tech means longer EV battery life

Will boost electric vehicle cruise range by 10% to 15%.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 15, 2016  

Toyota bullish on plug-in hybrids with Prius Prime

Will get a whopping mileage equivalent to 120 miles per gallon (2.4l/100 km).

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 20, 2015  

Audi plans electric SUV with 500-kilometre range

Will feature three electric motors to take on Tesla Model X.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 15, 2015  

GM drops price of its electric Spark

Electric vehicles still struggling in the US, especially as oil price drops.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
February 17, 2015  

Is Apple building an electric car?

Wall Street Journal report says the electronics giant has hired hundreds of people to develop a mini van-like EV.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
January 12, 2015  

$30,000 Chevy EV expected to set up showdown with Tesla

The Bolt has been manufactured with advanced materials to curb weight and maximize range, the automaker says.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
July 10, 2014  

Nissan unveils LEAF with self-cleaning nano-paint technology

Superhydrophobic and oleophobic paint repels water and oils.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability Technology
February 20, 2014  

Tesla’s shares soar on Q4 performance, production forecast jumps

Electric car maker expects to ship more than 35,000 Model S sedans in 2014, a 55% jump from 2013.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
December 11, 2013  

Bankruptcy judge approves outline of Fisker’s Chapter 11 plan

Quick sale of the electric vehicle manufacturer remains on track.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
November 20, 2013  

Toyota unveils hydrogen car for 2015 at Tokyo auto show

Automakers step up the competition for vehicles running on fuel cells.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
September 18, 2013  

Obama administration to sell $192M loan made to EV maker Fisker

Troubled manufacturer has produced no vehicles, 75% of the workers are laid off.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 20, 2013  

Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating

Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.

News Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 27, 2013  

Tesla plans to pay back DOE in half the time required

Electric car maker will pay off $465 million load in five years, rather than the originally planned 10.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 15, 2013  

Speedier EV chargers touted at Toronto auto show

Sure, there’s shiny cars, but charging stations firms are also in the spotlight.

News Automotive Energy Transportation Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 1, 2013  

GM to increase workplace EV charging stations

Automaker joins 12 other major companies as part of the US Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 18, 2013  

Electric vehicle owners will get a charge out of 13 charging stations in BC

Stations provide a charge up to 80% in less than 30 minutes.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2012  

Fill’er up – wirelessly

UBC R&D to boost EV appeal.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 28, 2012  

Chrysler looks to boost Fiat sales with new 500s

Automaker introduces electric and 4-door version of its stylish compact.

News Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 15, 2012  

GM plans 500,000 vehicles with electrification on roads by 2017

Automaker will focus development activities on plug-in technologies, says product development boss.