EV/AV Report: February 7, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a project to install up to 200 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the Yukon, Toyota demonstrates its self-drifting technology and Nissan presents its first all-electric SUV. Charge up The Government of Yukon and Natural Resources Canada are collaborating on a $2.15 million CAD project […]

Charging for Change: PEI’s EV incentive spurs electric vehicle sales

Prince Edward Island — The Government of Prince Edward Island has recently begun offering cash incentives for those who purchase new or used electric vehicles. In an effort to make the roads more environmentally friendly, PEI developed the electric vehicle rebate program where drivers who go electric can get $5,000. This is said to be […]

Fisker Finds A Friend: Apple car collaboration could be incoming

Manhattan Beach, California — The manufacturing company that has been making your iPhone for over a decade is in line to make your car too.  Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer signed a deal with Fisker to begin making electronic vehicles in 2023.  The exact location of the new U.S plant has yet to […]

EV/AV Report: May 10, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report a parliamentary committee recommends that Ottawa should mandate productions and sales of electric vehicles. While Saanich, B.C. jumps on the green bandwagon by investing in electric vehicle charging stations. The EV Network also noticed an increase in demand for EVs in Canada.  EV Mandate  A parliamentary committee […]

EV Ed: Electric vehicle driving schools growing in Quebec

Montreal, Quebec — E-roule’s electric vehicle driving school program made a huge accomplishment last week, more than 500, 000 kilometres have been driven by students across 30 electric driving schools in Quebec.  This unique two-year project funded by the province and organized by Quebec Road Safety Education Foundation was designed to test the feasibility of […]

Battery Boost: Lion Electric to open new battery factory with federal and provincial investment

Montreal, Quebec – Lion Electric announced the construction of a battery manufacturing plant and innovation center in Quebec. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the construction of the facility with Marc Bédard, the CEO and founder of Lion Electric. “With today’s announcement, we are continuing to take steps to support our Canadian businesses, invest in innovation, […]