Tag: Canada

Sep 27, 2021 - 01:15 pm

VinFast is coming to Europe in 2022

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. The company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 and the VF e36, are to make their market debut in three European countries in 2022.

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Sep 23, 2021 - 10:45 am

Ford faces it’s own quality problem recall

Ford has to recall 5,000 Mustang Mach-E in Canada because of two different problems: one because of a windscreen that may not be properly attached and another because of a panoramic roof glass that may not be properly attached.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 10:55 am

Honda reveals BEV sales targets for North America

Honda has announced the first concrete sales targets for its battery electric vehicles in North America. For example, the Prologue – the first all-electric model for North America – is initially expected to achieve annual sales of 70,000 units. The debut electric vehicle is scheduled for introduction in 2024.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 05:40 pm

Two electric ferries en route to Lake Ontario

Two electric road ferries are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, two years after Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation had placed the order. The Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 metres in length, respectively, represent a new generation of zero-emission large ferries.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:30 pm

BYD presents heavy-duty electric trucks

BYD North America has unveiled two next-generation battery-electric heavy-duty trucks; the ‘Gen3 8TT’ and ‘6F’. The range of 200 miles (322 kilometres) in extended range versions also makes the trucks suitable for mid-range haulage.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 03:47 pm

Hydro-Québec launches pilot to support school buses

In Canada, electricity utility company Hydro-Québec has launched a pilot project with Autobus Groupe Séguin to support the electrification of school buses. Several Québec-based suppliers will participate in the project, including Lion Electric, Malco Électrique and AddÉnergie.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Canadian government funds charging infrastructure

This week, the Canadian government announced a total investment of over $32 million (CAD) to install 853 electric vehicle charging points across the country. The initiative should also raise public awareness about zero-emission vehicles and advance green transportation initiatives.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:33 am

CA: Halifax expects 60 e-buses and charging infrastructure

The Canadian city of Halifax will procure the first 60 electric buses, including charging infrastructure with financial support from the provincial and national governments and plans to completely electrify its bus fleet, which currently consists of 340 diesel vehicles, by 2028 at the latest.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 11:48 am

Li-Cycle to recycle batteries for Helbiz

The Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle and the Italian-American micromobility provider Helbiz announce their intention to jointly develop recycling solutions for spent lithium-ion batteries from e-scooters and e-bikes. The collaboration is expected to result in a recycling cooperation.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:32 am

GM accelerates Ontario plant conversion for electric transporters

General Motors is accelerating the schedule for the plant conversion and production of the BrightDrop EV600 light-duty electric utility vehicle at Ingersoll in the Canadian province of Ontario. In order for GM to meet the demand for the electric van, the internal combustion engine built at Ingersoll is to be phased out earlier.

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Jun 30, 2021 - 12:46 pm

Canada to now end combustion vehicle sales by 2035

The Canadian government has set a binding target that only zero-emission passenger cars and light commercial vehicles will be sold in the country from 2035. This brings forward the previous target of achieving this by 2040 by five years.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Honda’s first electric SUV for US market called ‘Prologue’

Honda’s first all-electric model based on General Motors’ Ultium platform for North America will be called Prologue and will be launched in early 2024. This has now been officially announced by Honda. Further details on the Prologue electric SUV are to be published in the coming months.

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Jun 22, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Parkland to install DC fast-chargers in British Columbia

Parkland Corporation, a Canadian convenience store and pit stop chain, wants to install several ultra-fast chargers at its sites in British Columbia. About 25 locations will span a network from Vancouver Island to Calgary that is expected to open to the public in 2022.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:29 am

Freyr considers battery manufacturing in North America

Freyr, the Norwegian battery manufacturer, planning a 32 GWh battery cell factory in Norway, is also considering building production capacity in North America. There is talk of potentially setting up a joint venture with an unnamed “large multinational industrial group”.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 01:57 pm

CA: Ottawa to procure 450 e-buses by 2027

The Canadian capital Ottawa plans to procure 450 electric buses by 2027 and to convert the current fleet of 939 buses to include only electric buses by 2036. A pending agreement with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) provides for funding of up to $400 million.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Battery research project takes off in Canada

The battery research team led by Jeff Dahn at Canada’s Dalhousie University has received six million US dollars. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is providing $2.9 million of this, with another $3.1 million coming from Tesla.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 05:55 pm

Nuvve & Romeo Power collaborate on V2G and BMS

Nuvve and Romeo Power have announced a collaboration to integrate communication protocols between Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform and Romeo Power’s battery management system (BMS). This should enable Romeo Power battery systems to become V2G compatible, regardless of the commercial vehicle platform.

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May 31, 2021 - 09:18 pm

Grants for public charging points in Québec

The Electric Circuit charging network will be rolling out 4,500 standard charging stations by 2028 in partnership with Québec’s municipalities. To support this initiative, a grant program is being offered exclusively to municipalities.

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May 11, 2021 - 04:05 pm

Navistar delivers electric school buses in Canada

Navistar’s school bus brand IC Bus has delivered its first electric CE Series school buses to Canada. The buses are part of an order for 18 type C electric school buses that British Columbia School Districts placed in late 2020.

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