Arctic Charge: Yukon highways nearly fully linked to charging network

Whitehorse, Yukon — In a move that has the potential to bust some myths about EV efficacy in Canada’s north, the Yukon government announced on Thursday that nearly all of the territory’s highways have been linked up to the electric vehicle charging network. The territory has been rapidly expanding its EV charging network over the […]

EV/AV Report: February 7, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a project to install up to 200 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the Yukon, Toyota demonstrates its self-drifting technology and Nissan presents its first all-electric SUV. Charge up The Government of Yukon and Natural Resources Canada are collaborating on a $2.15 million CAD project […]

The Worst Kind of Litterbugs: Yukon recyclers battle to clear abandoned vehicles

Whitehorse, Yukon ⁠— After recognizing the sheer volume of abandoned vehicles in Yukon’s landfills, on roadsides and in forests, the territory’s auto recyclers are working to clear the problem. “[There are] growing piles of metal, growing piles of cars,” Ralph Charleston of Raven Recycling Society told CBC’s The National. “We’re just trying to catch up and get it […]