News Automotive Transportation General
April 29, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing General
February 20, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
February 17, 2020  

OPG, Hydro One creating EV charger network; Feds investing $8M

160 fast chargers will be built at 73 locations

News Minerals General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$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.

News Automotive General
January 20, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
January 20, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
December 16, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 25, 2019  

Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps

Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.

News General
September 10, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
May 14, 2019  

Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant

Factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its vehicles.

News Automotive Government General
April 11, 2019  

BC introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

Legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease.

News Automotive General
April 4, 2019  

Canada’s EV charging network growing up as numbers and power improve

Canada already has more than 500 fast chargers.

News Automotive General
March 5, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 28, 2019  

Tesla to pay off US$920M in bonds with company cash

Tesla had about $11 billion in debt at the end of 2018.

News Automotive General
February 21, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 7, 2019  

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40%

Tesla disputed the AAA study results.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2018  

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

News Automotive General
October 24, 2018  

Tesla delivers on Elon Musk’s 3Q profit pledge

The company earned US$311.5 million during the three months ending in September.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 23, 2018  

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.

News Automotive General
September 4, 2018  

Tesla will be included in rebate program wind down after court defeat: Ontario

Ontario gov will not appeal court decision.

News Economy General
September 4, 2018  

European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs [UPDATED]

ACEA warns against overly stringent CO2 targets, and unrealistic sales quota for battery electric vehicles.

News Automotive General
August 29, 2018  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 20, 2018  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 2, 2018  

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.”

News Automotive General
July 10, 2018  

BMW to make electric MINIs in China

The German automaker has formed a JV with Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motor.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
August 21, 2017  

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.