End of Ontario electric vehicle rebate program expected to hurt salesJuly 13
VW Canada building national EV charging network for all to useJuly 20
Volkswagen Group Canada has formed Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network across Canada. Stations are to be operational in the second quarter of 2019.
McLaren, with eye on electric power, plans US$2.1 billion product pushJuly 12
McLaren Automotive, which saw record Canadian sales in 2017, plans to invest US$2.1 billion as it prepares to launch 18 new cars by 2025, with electrification a cornerstone of the engineering and product push.
Ontario to honour EV rebates until September as dealers sell off stockJuly 12
First Electra Meccanica single-seat EV Solo built in China arrives in CanadaJuly 12
BC Hydro launches second phase of EV charging stationsJuly 6
Ontario PCs officially kill cap-and-trade program and EV incentivesJuly 3
Ontario Premier Doug Ford made good on a campaign promise to cancel the province's cap-and-trade program — and with it, “all programs funded out of cap-and-trade carbon tax revenues.” The Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program is one initiative funded by cap-and-trade revenue.