First EV-er: Mazda launches its first ever all-electric vehicle, the MX-30 EV

Toronto, Ontario — Mazda is launching its first-ever all-electric vehicle, the MX-30 EV, which will go on sale in fall of 2021 starting at participating dealerships in Quebec and British Columbia.  The company says this new vehicle is its first step towards its “commitment to electrification.” With a starting price of  $42,150, the MX-30 has […]

EV/AV Report: August 23, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — This week, Volkswagen offers ID.4 owners a stellar deal, Tesla switches gears and announces the creation of a humanoid robot and Canada gets a new EV network.  Three for Free Starting from the date of purchase, 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 owners will be able to charge their car for free for three years […]

EV/AV Report: August 16, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — This week, Toronto races towards an autonomous future, with a new mapping endeavour. Meanwhile Canada as a whole reaches a huge electric vehicle milestone and Tesla delays production of the Cybertruck.  Mapping the GTA  Ecopia AI, announced Thursday, it is creating a high-definition (HD) map for the City of Toronto, which will […]

EV/AV Report: May 17, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, Amazon’s Alexa receives its largest auto rollout after making a six-year deal with Ford. While, Subaru announces an official name for its new, all-electric SUV. Meanwhile, a UWindsor engineering professor receives a hefty grant to improve electric drive systems. ALEXA, INITIATE AUTO ROLLOUT  Amazon’s Alexa has seen […]