Recycling batteries a critical part of Canada’s need for a “secure supply of raw materials” say experts

In the final episode of our discussion series on Canada’s national EV battery supply chain, representatives from Canadian battery recyclers spoke about challenges for EV battery end-of-life processes, regulation and why recycling makes more sense than re-use

“In the next year or two” Canada must decide to be a supplier of raw materials or battery cells

Canada can be competitive in cell manufacturing but needs to move decisively to avoid missing “the opportunity of a generation,” according to expert panelists speaking in the fourth episode of our discussion series on Canada’s potential to develop a national EV battery supply chain

Mining experts talk urgency of needed investment for battery metals, importance of furthering green mining

In the third panel of Electric Autonomy Canada’s national EV battery supply chain series, the country’s top mining experts brainstorm Canada’s critical two year plan

Top industry scientists point to merits of a national centre for battery R&D, more second-life research

In the second panel of Electric Autonomy Canada’s national EV battery supply chain series, three leading battery experts took deep dives into technology, centralizing research and post-vehicle applications

Experts make strong call for federal strategy to advance Canadian EV battery supply chain

Panelists speaking at the first of Electric Autonomy’s weekly discussion series cite benefits of regional collaboration and the economic security implications of falling further behind

To boost safety, Canadian government proposes noise requirements for EVs

The requirements, which bring Canadian standards in line with those in the U.S., address safety risks posed by quiet vehicles, including potential collisions with cyclists and visually impaired Canadians

Auto parts maker Martinrea spearheading new EV battery-making venture near Montreal

The Ontario auto parts maker has formed a new joint venture — called VoltaXplore — with Montreal graphene producer NanoXplore. They’ve committed $8 million to launch a demonstration facility, with plans for a 10GWh battery cell plant to follow

Meet the growing contingent of Canadian electric three-wheeled vehicle makers

From Frank Stronach to Daymak to ElectraMeccanica, a string of new and notable Canadian names are investing big money in a bid to build and capture the market for electric three-wheelers. Are buyers ready?

Industry leaders are eager to see details of federal plan to update EV charging station standards

It wasn’t a big-ticket item, but the $56.1 million earmarked in last week’s federal budget to advance standard-setting for charging and refuelling stations in Canada and the U.S. could have a significant impact in reducing barriers to EV adoption