A Charged Conversation: Upcoming CIECA webinar to feature Mitchell International exec on EVs

Toronto, Ontario — Get plugged into the latest webinar offering from CIECA, as the collision industry advocacy group gears up for a presentation from Ryan Mandell on the latest electric vehicle trends and what they mean for stakeholders. As director of performance consulting at Mitchell International’s auto physical damage business unit, there are few more […]

EV/AV Report: May 30, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Wallbox expands its operations into Canada, Sudbury held its first conference to discuss battery materials in the region and consumer EV registrations appear to be on a sharp rise. A Box on a Wall Canadian EV owners now have the option for a simpler […]

Truck Tax: Green Budget recommends ‘feebate’ program for financing ZEV incentives

Toronto, Ontario — An item outlined in the Green Budget Coalition’s 2022 budget recommendations has caught the eye of some Canadian truck owners, as the organization put forth a recommendation in November that would charge owners of large SUVs and luxury vehicles a $4,000 fee. The fee would be a part of a “feebate” program […]

EV/AV Report: January 10, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, VinFast prepares to enter the Canadian EV market later this year, Nova Scotia makes strides in connecting more communities to the EV charging grid and General Motors unveiled its champion in the electric pickup race. New player has joined Vietnamese EV startup VinFast unveiled […]

Full Price: Tesla Model 3 no longer eligible for federal EV incentives

Ottawa, Ontario — A recent price increase on the Tesla Model 3 has caused the popular EV to lose eligibility for purchasing incentives in Canada, according to a notice posted by Transport Canada. Tesla is currently listing its Model 3 at $59,990 on its website, far surpassing the $45,000 benchmark to be eligible for the […]

Friendly Faces: B.C. auto retailers association launches EV confidence initiative

Burnaby, British Columbia — The Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA) has announced the launch of EVfriendly, an initiative designed to cultivate a higher degree of confidence in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) ownership in the province. “The motivation for developing EVfriendly was to help instill greater confidence for consumers who are likely to transition from […]

EV/AV Report: November 1, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, the British Columbia government is hoping to spur EV adoption with the Go Electric EV Charger Rebate program, a Quebec car meetup broke a world record and Ontarians are starting to come around on electrification in a big way. High-Rise, High-Voltage The government of […]