Goodbye, Gas: Canadian government banning all new gas-powered car sales by 2035

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian federal government has announced it will ban sales of all new gas-powered cars by 2035. How Canada will plan to reach this ambitious goal is not currently disclosed at this time, but Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says the Federal government will do whatever it takes to pave the way for […]

New small business support efforts, luxury tax and more: A look at the 2021-22 federal budget

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— The Liberal government unveiled its federal 2021-22 budget on Monday.  Despite numerous promises regarding small business recovery, vehicle electrification, EV battery initiatives and even a luxury tax on high-priced vehicles, the budget does not include any scrappage programs or incentives to purchase new vehicles, EVs or otherwise. Collision Repair has compiled a […]

Net Neutral: Nissan sets carbon neutral goal for 2050

Toronto, Ontario — Nissan has set the goal to achieve carbon neutrality across the company’s operations and the life cycle of its products by 2050. As part of this effort, by the early 2030’s every all-new Nissan vehicle offering in key markets will be electrified. Nissan will pursue further innovations in electrification and manufacturing technology […]

GM proposes national zero emissions program to favor EVs

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — October 31, 2018 — Last week General Motors proposed a national zero emissions program for the United States as part of a plan to place millions of electric vehicles on the road by 2030. GM Canada has voiced a desire to see something similar in Canada. “Today, GM proposed for […]