Why Volkswagen Canada is building its own EV charging networkSept. 12
Tesla will be included in rebate program wind down after court defeat: OntarioAug. 31
First look: Ford's 2020 Mustang-inspired EV crossoverSept. 6
Ford offered a first look at its upcoming Mustang-inspired, battery-electric crossover through a sketch of the vehicle's backside. The vehicle will have a range of more than 480 kilometres or 300 miles.
30 Tesla semi-trucks ordered by Walmart CanadaSept. 6
The first 20 Tesla Semis will be used out of Mississauga, Ont. The remaining trucks operate from Walmart's distribution centre in Surrey, B.C., set to open in 2022, which will be the company's first fully electric fleet base in the world.
Mercedes launches first EV volley with EQCSept. 4
The race to recharge EVs in less than 10 minutesAug. 31
Automakers are racing to recharge EVs faster so that consumers are less worried about running out of range. The batteries in EVs being developed by GM may be recharged with 180 miles of driving range in less than 10 minutes, a quicker time than drivers can get at Tesla's superchargers.
Ontario judge rules in favour of Tesla's push for equal treatment in rebatesAug. 28
An Ontario court has ruled in favour of the Canadian arm of Tesla Inc. in its petition that it had been treated unfairly in the provincial government's cancellation of an electric vehicle rebate program.
Strong but different EV market still exists in Ontario without rebates, expert saysAug. 27
Cara Clairman, CEO of Plug 'n Drive, says a “pipeline” of used electric vehicles leased in Ontario will now be available at reasonable costs, so that should create consumer interest now that provincial rebates are dead.