Tag: Canada

Nov 28, 2022 - 01:06 pm

Rivian delivers first international R1T & R1S in Canada

US electric car startup Rivian has kicked off international deliveries of its R1T and R1S EVs, handing over the first units in Vancouver. Just like the rollout in the US, the first deliveries were to employees, but first customer deliveries are scheduled before the end of the year.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 12:26 pm

General Motors to source nickel from Vale

General Motors has agreed with Vale Canada on a long-term supply of nickel for its electric car batteries. Vale is to supply 25,000 tonnes of battery-grade nickel sulphate annually from the second half of 2026.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 02:52 pm

VinGroup & Li-Cycle launch recycling partnership

The Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle and Vines Energy Solutions (VinES), a battery company of Vingroup, have agreed on a global recycling partnership. Under the agreement, both companies will develop recycling solutions for VinES and VinFast, the electric car manufacturer that is also part of Vingroup.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:45 pm

Mercedes to source lithium from Rock Tech

Mercedes-Benz and Rock Tech Lithium have signed an agreement for an annual supply of an average of 10,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide. The Rock Tech plant in Brandenburg is to play a central role in this.

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Oct 18, 2022 - 01:35 pm

Vicinity receives major order for Class 3 electric truck

Ties between Canadian commercial EV maker Vicinity and distributor Pioneer Auton Group are tightening. Pioneer placed an order for 1,000 Class 3 electric trucks, with deliveries expected to commence this month. These are in addition to existing orders worth millions to Vicinity.

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Oct 7, 2022 - 11:50 am

Honda reveals Prologue design on Ultium platform

Honda has now revealed the first glimpse of the interior and exterior design of its first all-electric SUV model. The Prologue will be based on General Motors’ Ultium platform and will be launched in North America in 2024.

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Oct 1, 2022 - 07:06 pm

Potential Motors debuts mini off-road RV with a catch

The Canadian startup Potential Motors presents Adventure 1, a mini motorhome and off-road vehicle with electric drive. It is purely recreational and made to go where larger trucks won’t, just not very far. However, there’s a nice catch for towing it along.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:17 pm

LGES orders lithium and cobalt from Canada

Battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution has signed cooperation agreements with three major suppliers in Canada for the supply of lithium and cobalt. The supply contract for cobalt sulphate is already binding, while the two lithium agreements still have to be finally negotiated.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 03:47 pm

Uber expands premium EV service Comfort Electric

Uber has expanded its Comfort Electric service to 24 US cities and Vancouver, Canada. The company had launched Comfort Electric to build on deals with rental companies like Hertz. The latter is helping Uber drivers get their hands on Tesla and other premium electric vehicles.

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Sep 19, 2022 - 05:48 pm

Heart Aerospace presents hybrid regional aircraft

The Swedish electric aircraft developer Heart Aerospace has presented the ES-30, a hybrid-electric regional aircraft for up to 30 passengers. The ES-30 is to be operational from 2028 and achieve a purely electric range of 200 kilometres. A launch customer is already onboard.

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Sep 13, 2022 - 01:09 pm

VinFast launches deliveries of the VF 8 in Vietnam

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has started deliveries of its SUV model VF 8. The first 100 units were handed over to customers in Vietnam. The first international customers are scheduled to receive their vehicles in December 2022.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 06:20 pm

Steer EV adds 1,000 electric cars in North America

Steer EV, an electric car subscription service from Canada, has announced that it will lease more than 1,000 electric cars worth between 80 and 150 million US dollars through a cooperation with Enterprise Fleet Management. The new vehicles should enable Steer EV to drive its expansion in the USA.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 05:09 pm

Germany secures raw materials and energy in Canada

During the German Chancellor Scholz’s visit to Canada, Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz signed agreements with the Canadian government to secure access to key battery raw materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt, according to media reports. Chancellor Scholz has also secured a deal to supply Germany with green hydrogen.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 03:43 pm

Canada releases more EV infrastructure funding (ZEVIP)

The Government of Canada says it will invest over $2.4 million in parking provider Indigo Park Canada. The funding will help the company to install 500 EV chargers at 68 sites across British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, three of which will be in Manitoba.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 10:47 am

Tesla is planning another factory in the USA

Elon Musk announced at the Tesla AGM that the company might announce the location for another factory in North America before the end of the year. In addition, as expected, the AGM approved another three-to-one stock split.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 01:15 pm

British Columbia increases EV subsidy rebates

The government of British Columbia has increased the maximum provincial rebate under the ‘CleanBC Go Electric Passenger Vehicle Rebate Program’ from $3,000 to $4,000. At the same time, the province decreased the funding for households with higher incomes.

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Jul 19, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Canadian Government funds 6,000 EV charging stations

Canada has announced funding for 6,000 EV chargers as part of a series of announcements during the national EV Week. Investments total CAD 45 million (nearly €34Mn), with local governments and companies such as Hydro Québec or Shell Canada benefitting from the funds.

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Jul 12, 2022 - 01:02 pm

Canada introduces subsidies for medium and heavy EVs

The Canadian government has launched the new Incentives for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicles (IMHZEV) Program. The $550 million programme will run for four years, starting on July 11 and will provide purchase incentives worth around 50% of the price difference between an electric vehicle and a combustion vehicle.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/28/canada-to-decarbonise-mining-construction-vehicles/
28.11.2022 19:20