Sign onto the Future: Right to Repair petition closes Friday

Toronto, Ontario — A petition to the House of Commons on the issue of Right to Repair, put forth by the Automotive Industries Association of Canada, has officially received enough support to be tabled, but AIA Canada is calling on as many voices as possible to help amplify this important issue. “Because of your support […]

Becoming Enlightened: ADB headlights permitted for installation in the U.S.

Washington, D.C. — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ruled on Tuesday to allow OEMs to install adaptive driving beam (ADB) headlights on new vehicles in the U.S. In its ruling, the NHTSA found that ADBs do in fact help prevent pedestrian and bicyclist-related crashes by improving a driver’s low-light visibility. A clear conclusion […]

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 […]

EV/AV Report: November 22, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Prime Minister Trudeau keeps pushing Biden for a fair deal on EVs in North America, a British Columbia company has launched a 40-car-strong hydrogen EV fleet and Ford has partnered with Purdue University to tackle fast-charging technology. All for One, None for All Prime […]

EV/AV Report: November 8, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a B.C.-based developer electrified some classic cars for the SEMA show, Canadian politicians push back on the U.S.’s newly proposed EV incentives and Volvo speaks out at the COP26 climate conference. Old Cars, New Hearts A British Columbia-based EV developer turned a lot of […]

Time to Act: Electric Mobility Canada releases 32-point EV Action Plan

Toronto, Ontario — U.S. President Joe Biden has been making those in the Canadian electrification business a little bit nervous with his recent “Build Back Better” plan, prompting Electric Mobility Canada to make its intentions clear with a 32-point plan for the Canadian EV industry. Covering several facets of electrification policy, including light and heavy-duty […]