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.
Global EV sales increase with stringent emission norms: Frost & Sullivan
Electric vehicles estimated to grow by 8.6% year-on-year, registering 2.5 million unit sales globally in 2020.
Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology
Shared technology will include electric cars and autonomous driving
France deploys US$8.8B to rescue ailing car industry, focus on EVs
Consumers can get up to 12,000 euros from the government for buying an electric car.
Ballard gets follow-on order from Solaris in The Netherlands
Fuel cells will power 20 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses in South Holland, the most populous province of The Netherlands.
California scales up 1st in US electric truck sale proposal
If adopted, at least 40% of all tractor trailers sold in California would have to be zero emission by 2035
GM gets tax break in Lordstown for new plant next to factory it closed
Joint venture to work together on battery technology with a 75% tax abatement.
OPG, Hydro One creating EV charger network; Feds investing $8M
160 fast chargers will be built at 73 locations
$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury
Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.
Why action on climate change gets stuck and what to do about it
Changing one thing often runs into the powerful inertia of related policies, technologies, interests and patterns of behaviour.
Governments invest in green public transit in Guelph
Projects involve replacing diesel buses with electrics and a new bus storage facility equipped with charging stations.
Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation
In Ontario, EV sales dropped to below 1% after the cancellation of the provincial rebate.
Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps
Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.
Climate change, trade woes reshape Frankfurt auto show
Signs of the times at this year’s show include a slew of new, market-ready electric cars.
Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant
Factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its vehicles.