Germany secures raw materials and energy in Canada
According to media reports, during German Chancellor Scholz’s visit to Canada, Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz signed agreements with the Canadian government to secure access to crucial battery raw materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt.
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.