Pay to Play: Sask. environmental groups fighting back against EV road tax

Regina, Saskatchewan — An environmental advocacy group in Saskatchewan is asking the provincial government to pump the brakes on its electric vehicle tax that came into effect at the beginning of October. The Saskatchewan Environmental Society, alongside the Saskatchewan Electric Vehicle Association, SaskEV and the Tesla Owners Club of Saskatchewan, wants to see 10,500 EVs […]

Electric Allowance: Saskatchewan EV tax effective Oct. 1, 2021

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is collecting the newly introduced $150 electric vehicle road-use fee on behalf of the Government of Saskatchewan for any registrations effective Oct. 1, 2021, or later. This annual fee is due at the time of registration/renewal. The fee will be used to help maintain Saskatchewan’s roads and highways. […]

Sending the Wrong Signals: Federal officials outline EV tax concerns in letter to Sask. Premier

Regina, Saskatchewan — Two federal ministers have issued concerns regarding Saskatchewan’s plan to introduce a $150 annual tax on electric vehicles. Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra outlined their concerns in a letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. “This provincial tax on electric vehicles does not benefit the climate, consumers or workers,” […]

EV/AV Report: April 12, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Chevrolet announced the future home of the new electric Silverado pickup, Communauto is expanding their electric fleet in Canadian cities and drivers in Saskatchewan are upset over what they are calling an unfair EV tax.  EV Truck Race Amping Up Quickly becoming one of […]