EV/AV Report: July 11, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Canada’s innovation minister was in Japan pitching domestic EV development, General Motors is looking to keep first responders linked into EV info and Baseload Power Corp. has expanded its Aura EV charging network into Quebec. Negotiating for the Future Federal Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne […]

Electric Expenses: How the 2022 federal budget will affect the EV industry

Toronto, Ontario — As the nation begins a new fiscal year, Ottawa unveiled the 2022 Federal Budget last week, with a number of noteworthy highlights relating to the electric vehicle industry. This year’s budget came with the hopeful subtitle, “A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable,” and promises to do just […]

EVs All Day: Ont. Premier Ford announces aims to produce 400,000 Ontario-made EVs by 2030

Guelph, Ontario — Ontario Premier Doug Ford unveiled the second phase of the “Driving Prosperity” plan on Wednesday from Linamar’s Guelph facility, where he laid out the province’s new auto industry goals for the year 2030. Alongside Minister of Economic Development Vic Fedeli and Linamar CEO Linda Hasenfratz, Ford described four goals that the government […]

Battery Business: Tesla to build battery equipment facility in Markham, Ont.

Markham, Ontario — Ontario could be getting the EV work it has been hoping for as Mayor of Markham, Ont., Frank Scarpitti tweeted on Thursday that a new Tesla facility is bound for the Toronto suburb, in order to help supply the automaker’s gigafactories with battery cells. “I am delighted to share that Tesla Canada […]

EV/AV Report: October 25, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Hydro Ottawa is accepting applications for EV charging stations at businesses, the 2021 Toyota Mirai hydrogen vehicle breaks a world record and Stellantis continues expanding battery development in North America. Capital Connections Hydro Ottawa has announced that funding is on the way to eligible […]

EV/AV Report: April 5, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Ford posts impressive EV sales from the past year, Purolator deployed five new emissions-free delivery vehicles in Vancouver and a Toronto-based graphite mining company announced a deal to better position themselves in the battery development sector.  Mach-Speed Market Moves The Ford Motor Company is […]