EV/AV Report: April 18, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Ford announces a release date for the F-150 Lightning, the federal government invests in medium and heavy-duty fleet conversions and Volkswagen reports a spike in EV sales since the beginning of the year. Lightning Strikes A release date of April 26 has officially been […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 30, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Uber and Lyft overtake Vancouver and Lion Electric marks gains thanks to a repeat buyer. Taxi? Hail no! Trips via ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft outnumber taxi rides in Vancouver two-to-one, according to recent statistics commissioned by the BC Passenger Transportation Board and compiled by Hara Associates. Researchers in […]

The People Person: Lion Electric names Nathalie Giroux chief people officer

Montreal, Quebec — Lion Electric announced on Wednesday that Nathalie Giroux has been named Chief People Officer (CPO) of the Quebec-based EV developer, effective August 9, 2021. Giroux’s new role will see her oversee Lion Electric’s human resources needs, as well as having a “focus on company culture and employee engagement as Lion continues to […]

Tuesday Ticker: May 11, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Quebec’s Lion Electric goes public via a recently completed merger, auto parts manufacturer Martinrea reports significant gains for Q1 2021 and U.S labour groups file an USMCA complaint on a Mexican auto parts manufacturer.The Bull, the Bear and Lion Quebec-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Lion Electric began […]

EV/AV Report: April 26, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Honda commits to 100 percent EV sales by 2040, a recent report shows Alberta as a growing hub for tech development and Lion Electric prepares to enter the public trading market. Hon Da Path to Carbon Neutrality With carbon neutrality high on the list […]

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, […]