Newcrest adopting all-electric underground haul fleet at Brucejack mine in B.C. by end of 2022

The company will deploy a fleet of eight electric haul trucks — replacing 12 diesel trucks — at the gold and silver mine in northwestern B.C. , following a successful electric vehicle trial initiated by the mine’s previous owner

BC Hydro emphasizes EV charger accessibility with new designs, retrofits on existing stations

BC Hydro — following Hydro-Québec’s lead — announces they are changing the design of both old and new electric vehicle charging stations to improve accessibility for users with mobility limitations

Zero-emission vehicle registrations in Canada drop to 7.5 per cent in second quarter of 2022

After a booming first quarter that saw battery-electric and plug-in hybrids take a record 8.3 per cent share of new vehicle registrations in Canada, data from S&P Global Mobility shows a pullback in Q2, though year-over-year growth is still strong

Some Canadian car rental and car-sharing companies are going to great lengths to pivot to EVs

More short-term, subscriber and traveller drivers are demanding electric vehicles and Canada’s car rental and car-sharing companies are responding, adding ZEVs to their fleets even in the face of supply chain and economic challenges

B.C.’s Nano One buys $10.25-million cathode active material facility in Quebec, inks deal with BASF for battery development

The BASF partnership, coupled with the acquisition of one of North America’s only lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) battery materials facilities, helps move Nano One closer to its goal of becoming a low-cost producer of high performance cathode powders for use in lithium-ion batteries