Tag: Canada

Sep 12, 2019 - 01:12 am

Electrify Canada breaks ground on first HPC site

The Canadian arm of Volkswagen’s dieselgate subsidiary Electrify America has broken ground for the construction of the country’s first high power charger that Electrify Canada intends to install. It is one of a planned total of 32.

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Aug 18, 2019 - 05:48 pm

Blockchain to secure trust in peer-to-peer charging

In a study at the University of Waterloo, researchers found that there is a lack of trust among charging service providers, property owners and owners of electric vehicles. However, the team believes a blockchain could resolve these issues.

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Jul 14, 2019 - 11:49 pm

Canada awards millions to charging network at pit stops

The Government of Canada is awarding $4.6-million to Suncor’s Petro-Canada subsidiary for building 92 electric vehicle fast-chargers. Suncor that specialises in synthetic crude from oil sands thus becomes part of Canada’s effort to install a coast-to-coast charging network.

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Jun 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm

BYD opens montage factory for e-buses in Canada

BYD has opened its first Canadian electric bus assembly plant. The approximately 14,000 square metre plant in Newmarket near Toronto will initially assemble buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, which has ordered ten electric buses with an option for a further 30.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Canada: BC updates EV incentive programme

The government of British Columbia will now provide an extra $26.5 million to the CEVforBC programme. Simultaneously, the available rebates and the maximum price for qualifying electric cars were lowered to cover more vehicle purchases.

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May 20, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Canada: Daymak launches solar mobility buggy

Canadian manufacturer Daymak has launched its new Boomerbuggy X, a solar-powered, fully enclosed mobility scooter.  Four different versions are available, costing from $5,999 to $8,999 depending on range and features.

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Apr 30, 2019 - 03:09 pm

No more Smarts in North America

At the end of the current model year, Daimler is to ends sales of the Smart in the USA and Canada, where the small car has only been available with an electric drive since 2017. In addition, Smart-boss Katrin Adt will assume a new management position within the Group as of 1 July.

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Mar 20, 2019 - 04:15 pm

Canada to subsidise EVs with 5,000 CAD

With its new budget, the Canadian government is also announcing subsidies to promote the growth of electric vehicles in the country. Over the next three years, 300 million dollars are to be made available for purchase premiums.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm

Infiniti plans 2020 withdrawal from Western Europe

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti will withdraw from Western Europe at the beginning of 2020. According to the manufacturer, it intends to focus instead on growth markets, particularly China and North America. Western Europe will therefore no longer play a role in the brand’s planned electrical offensive.

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Mar 12, 2019 - 04:08 pm

Canadian e-bus maker diversifies with e-truck Lion8

The Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric, known for its electric school buses, is now starting the expansion of its range of commercial electric vehicles with the launch of its first electric truck in the US vehicle category of Class 8.

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Jan 23, 2019 - 11:14 am

Hack it to get it: Tesla Model 3 at CanSecWest

Those competing in the Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually have the task of hacking a device, generally a computer. If they can breach the devices security measures, they get it for free. This year a Tesla 3 is up for grabs.

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Dec 8, 2018 - 06:56 pm

In Québec, Racine offers a spin in a Tesla to sell their EVs

Sometimes a little madness goes a long way: The Canadian state of Québec is trying to get more EVs in the country to satisfy increasing demand. Racine has just opened a pre-owned EV division offering a free ride in Québec’s “fastest” EV – a pimped Tesla Model 3 – to inspire electric vehicle ownership.

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Nov 27, 2018 - 12:38 pm

GM takes hard steps towards electrification in USA

General Motors has announced a comprehensive restructuring plan to save six billion dollars annually by the end of 2020. This will free up funds to invest in the development and production of electric cars and autonomous vehicles, but also means closing down large U.S. factories.

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Nov 21, 2018 - 03:48 pm

BC to phase out sales of non-electric cars by 2040

British Columbia joins the growing circle of regions that stop sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. Canada’s westernmost province will do so from 2040 and intends to install electric vehicle sales quotas prior to that date, starting by 2025.

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Oct 19, 2018 - 03:55 pm

Tesla surprises with mid-range Model 3

The Californian automobile manufacturers have presented an unannounced third version of their Model 3 with a rear drive motor and a “mid range” battery for a basic price of $45,000. This version has a 260 mile (418 km) range, making it 50 km short of the long range version.

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Sep 12, 2018 - 01:38 pm

BMW to replace all diesel with PHEV in the USA

It is the end of sales of diesel models in the USA, at least for BMW. The German carmaker confirmed the diesel engine will disappear from their lineup after the 2018 model year. Instead BMW is to focus on selling plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/12/electrify-canada-breaks-ground-on-first-hpc-site/
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