Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot shareholders approve merger
Taking on an enormous technological shift in auto industry
Tesla’s annual sales up 36%
But, electric car firm falls short of delivery goal
Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles
E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.
Quebec to ban sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035
$6.7-billion plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will also pay for more electric charging stations and convert buildings to electric heating.
Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon
There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.
Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter, share values way up
Delivered 139,000 SUVs and sedans from July through September, compared with 97,000 a year ago.
FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for EVs
Deal adds about 2,000 new jobs by 2024, helping the company bounce back from staffing cuts over recent months.
Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville
More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.
Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant
Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.
Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed
Automaker would get an 11% stake in exchange for engineering and building Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel cell and electric pickup truck.
New SUV is next step in VW’s post scandal electric offensive
ID.4 combines the battery drive favoured by environmental rules in Europe and China.
More electric vehicle charging stations available at Parks Canada places
Feds commit to having charging station infrastructure at or near Parks Canada places across the country by 2021.
There aren’t enough batteries to electrify all cars — focus on trucks and buses instead
Garbage trucks, buses and the van that delivers your Amazon purchases are all prime candidates for electrification
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.
BC introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission
Legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease.
Canada’s EV charging network growing up as numbers and power improve
Canada already has more than 500 fast chargers.
Elon Musk says next vehicle to be unveiled later this month
The Model Y is an SUV and is expected to share many of the same underpinnings as its lower-cost sedan, the Model 3.
Tesla to pay off US$920M in bonds with company cash
Tesla had about $11 billion in debt at the end of 2018.