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14.07.2019 - 23:30

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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26.06.2019 - 12:58

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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24.06.2019 - 16:53

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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20.05.2019 - 15:39

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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30.04.2019 - 15:05

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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20.03.2019 - 16:57

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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13.03.2019 - 12:50

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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23.01.2019 - 11:22

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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08.12.2018 - 18:27

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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27.11.2018 - 12:48

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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21.11.2018 - 15:12

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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19.10.2018 - 15:07

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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12.09.2018 - 13:32

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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06.09.2018 - 18:31

Walmart Canada orders 30 Tesla Semis

Walmart Canada has ordered another 30 electric Semi trucks from Tesla. 15 of the electric trucks had been ordered in November 2017, ten of which were destined for Canada, and five for the US.

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30.08.2018 - 15:34

Edmonton transit orders 25 Proterra buses

The Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) has ordered 25 new 40 ft Proterra Catalyst E2 max electric buses from the US American manufacturer. The new buses will replace 25 vehicles from the agencies current diesel bus fleet.

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27.08.2018 - 17:44

New Flyer joins OppCharge and CharIN initiative

New Flyer has joined OppCharge, the global initiative to support the integration of interoperable charging systems for electrified vehicles. The US manufacturer is the first company outside of the Volvo Group, who is joining the initiative from North America.

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23.08.2018 - 14:26

Ford recalls EV charging cords

Ford has begun the recall action for their 120 volt charging cables sold with nearly all of their hybrids and electric vehicles up to 2015. The recall has been ordered due to overheating issues, after it was found that the cables can even start fires under certain conditions.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/07/14/canada-awards-millions-to-charging-network-at-pit-stops/
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