EV/AV Report: July 4, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, Volvo reports on the future of electric vehicles (EVs) in Canada, the National Research Council successfully tests a self-flying helicopter and Tesla replaces AI development team members with AI developers. Green Future A recent study by Volvo suggests that Canadians are turning towards EVs for a future purchase, […]

EV/AV Report: June 27, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, General Motors makes the first delivery of electric vans for Fedex’s new fleet, Tesla hikes prices for some of its most popular EVs and a Canadian OEM announces a battery EV designed for the Canadian winter. Vans on Volts On June 21, FedEx announced that the company received […]

EV/AV Report: June 20, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, Stellantis announces Level 3 self-driving vehicles by 2024, J.D. Power releases a consumer report on Canadian EV perspectives and a solar car from the Netherlands has its time to shine. Autopilot Rollout This week, Stellantis announced that Valeo’s third-generation LiDAR will be used on several Stellantis models […]

EV/AV Report: June 13, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Canada Post plans to electrify their fleet, Nimbus announces an EV the size of a motorcycle, and the European Parliament votes to ban combustion engines in cars by 2035. Voltaic vans On June 9, Canada Post announced a radical new plan using $1 billion […]

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 […]

EV/AV Report: May 9, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Tesla raises the price of FSD in Canada, EV charging stations are becoming a target for hackers and Canadian mining company Vale signs a deal to provide nickel for Tesla batteries. Full Self-Driving, Fuller Price Canadians will have to shell out just a little […]

EV/AV Report: March 28, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In today’s EV/AV report, provincial governments respond to rising electric vehicle (EV) demand, Ford creates a new autonomous vehicle (AV) subdivision and experts explain why EV sales stagnate, despite rising demand and gas prices. Subsidies fall Want an EV? With these gas prices, so does everyone else–and the government has noticed. With […]

EV/AV Report: March 21, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In today’s EV/AV report, fully automated vehicles achieve legality in the United States, a partnership to integrate 5G technology into autonomous vehicles, KIA and Hyundai design electric vehicles (EVs) that go brrrrr, and David Suzuki gives his thoughts on SUVs. Textbook design On March 14, Rogers Communications announced a partnership with Sheridan […]

EV/AV Report: February 25, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, gaming AIs that spell progress for AV development, silencers for electric vehicles and wireless charging coming to vehicles near you. Digital Drivers An artificial intelligence (AI) has just beaten the world’s best players in the video game Gran Turismo Sport – doom for gamers, and a boon in […]

EV/AV Report: February 14, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, cheaper electric plans for Ontario, restrictions on Tesla boom boxes and an American intel agency funding autonomous vehicle development. Night Lights On Feb. 9, the Ontario government announced its intent to implement an ultra-low overnight electricity rate, taking advantage of the excess electricity generated. […]