Electric vehicles

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra speaks while Ottawa South MP David McGuinty looks on during a press conference at the Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier International Airport on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The Liberal government is speeding up its goal for when it wants to see all light-duty vehicles sold in Canada to be electric.THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Kawai

Liberals say by 2035 all new cars, light-duty trucks sold in Canada will be electric

Liberals say by 2035 all new cars, light-duty trucks sold in Canada will be electric

 

FILE - An electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver, Friday, April, 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Climate ambition, push for electric vehicles driving down need for oil: report

An International Institute for Sustainable Development study

 

President Joe Biden speaks at the Ford Rouge EV Center, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Ford’s big bet: Fans of F-150 pickup will embrace electric

F-150 Lightning will be able to travel up to 300 miles per battery charge

  • May 20, 2021

 

An electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver, Friday, April, 6, 2018. Should Canada introduce a national mandate requiring the auto industry make or sell more zero-emission vehicles is a question facing the Liberal government as it’s not on the road to meet its own sales targets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Should Canada mandate sales targets for electric vehicles? Report says ‘yes’

Parliamentary committee studied how to incentivize the purchase and production of electric vehicles

An electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver, Friday, April, 6, 2018. Should Canada introduce a national mandate requiring the auto industry make or sell more zero-emission vehicles is a question facing the Liberal government as it’s not on the road to meet its own sales targets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver B.C., April, 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions

More than 54,000 light-duty electric vehicles were registered in B.C. last year

A electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver B.C., April, 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Quebec Premier Francois Legault and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a news conference in Montreal, on Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Quebec Premier Francois Legault and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a news conference in Montreal, on Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, Cruise AV, General Motor’s autonomous electric Bolt EV is displayed in Detroit. General Motors’ self-driving car company is sending vehicles without anybody behind the wheel in San Francisco as it navigates its way toward launching a robotic taxi service that would compete against Uber and Lyft in the hometown of the leading ride-hailing services. The move announced Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, by GM-owned Cruise come two months after the company received California‚Äôs permission to fully driverless cars in the state. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

General Motors sets goal of going largely electric by 2035

GM to invest $27 billion in electric and autonomous vehicles in the next five years

  • Jan 29, 2021
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, Cruise AV, General Motor’s autonomous electric Bolt EV is displayed in Detroit. General Motors’ self-driving car company is sending vehicles without anybody behind the wheel in San Francisco as it navigates its way toward launching a robotic taxi service that would compete against Uber and Lyft in the hometown of the leading ride-hailing services. The move announced Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, by GM-owned Cruise come two months after the company received California‚Äôs permission to fully driverless cars in the state. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
A Shell logo is seen at a petrol station in London on January 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kirsty Wigglesworth

Shell buys European electric car charging firm ubitricity

Experts say easier access to charging facilities key to successful rollout of electric vehicles

  • Jan 25, 2021
A Shell logo is seen at a petrol station in London on January 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kirsty Wigglesworth
The Magna International Inc. logo is seen prior to the company’s annual general meeting to begin in Toronto on Friday, May 10, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Magna to form joint venture with LG Electronics to build electric car components

LG locations in the United States, South Korea and China included

The Magna International Inc. logo is seen prior to the company’s annual general meeting to begin in Toronto on Friday, May 10, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Electric vehicle sales slump as supply challenges leave dealerships with shortages

Electric vehicle sales slump as supply challenges leave dealerships with shortages

Electric vehicle sales slump as supply challenges leave dealerships with shortages

Electric vehicle sales slump as supply challenges leave dealerships with shortages
Tesla cars are loaded onto carriers at the Tesla electric car plant in Fremont, Calif. on May 13, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has pummelled Canada’s automobile industry but it’s the lack of supply that’s short-circuiting electric vehicle adoption across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ben Margot
Tesla cars are loaded onto carriers at the Tesla electric car plant in Fremont, Calif. on May 13, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has pummelled Canada’s automobile industry but it’s the lack of supply that’s short-circuiting electric vehicle adoption across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ben Margot
The General Motors Canada office in Oshawa, Ont., is photographed on June 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)                                GM said in a statement on Jan. 27, 2020 that it will start building the company’s first electric pickup late in 2021. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

GM to invest $2.2B in Detroit to build electric vehicles

DETROIT — General Motors is spending $2.2 billion to refurbish an underused…

  • Jan 27, 2020
The General Motors Canada office in Oshawa, Ont., is photographed on June 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)                                GM said in a statement on Jan. 27, 2020 that it will start building the company’s first electric pickup late in 2021. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)