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.
Tesla’s top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job
He is the latest in a long line of top executives to depart the Palo Alto, California, electric car and solar panel company.
AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40%
Tesla disputed the AAA study results.
GM proposes nationwide zero emissions vehicle sales mandate
Will drive the scale and infrastructure investments needed to allow the US to lead the way to a zero emissions future: Ruess
Tesla delivers on Elon Musk’s 3Q profit pledge
The company earned US$311.5 million during the three months ending in September.
Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aiming at China
Facility to be completed in 2020 and is part of a US$3.2 billion investment in new technology globally.
Tesla will be included in rebate program wind down after court defeat: Ontario
Ontario gov will not appeal court decision.
European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs [UPDATED]
ACEA warns against overly stringent CO2 targets, and unrealistic sales quota for battery electric vehicles.
Chinese firm Weichai Power to acquire stake in Ballard Power Systems
Will establish a joint venture in China with the BC hydrogen fuel cell technology developer.
Electric vehicle sales growing, but barriers are supply, lack of knowledge
And they still only account for one out of every 50 vehicles purchased in Canada.
Tesla burns $739.5M in cash on way to record Q2 loss
Musk expects the company to avoid returning to the markets for capital and to be “essentially self-funding on a go-forward basis.”
BMW to make electric MINIs in China
The German automaker has formed a JV with Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motor.
Electric vehicle subsidies: MEI says they’re expensive and ineffective
Subsidizing EV costs up to 29 times the carbon market price per tonne of GHGs eliminated.