News and insights on electric vehicles and electric cars in Canada. This includes original journalism on electric vehicle policy in Canada, from across the three levels of government, as well as reporting on Canadian electric vehicle charging infrastructure and the growing EV charging networks in Canada. We also report on other forms of electrification in Canada, such as in micro-mobility, shipping and aviation.
Canadian Infrastructure Bank offering $500 million towards zero-emission and hydrogen refuelling projects
The CIB’s new program, which was unveiled at Electric Mobility Canada’s annual conference in Toronto, will offer repayable capital support to large-scale infrastructure projects of $10 million or more
Windsor battery plant provides catalyst for new Ontario-First Nations working group to advance infrastructure projects
The new table’s aim is to help advance infrastructure development in southwestern Ontario — starting with the $5-billion Stellantis-LG battery project — while addressing local First Nation needs and assuring equitable access to economic opportunities
The spotlight shines on Saskatoon as an emerging rare earth hub
Industry, government and Indigenous delegates celebrate progress on two new processing plants in the prairie city that mark Canada’s arrival as a rare earth supplier for electric vehicles and other sectors
The EV revolution is an opportunity to close a critical industry knowledge gap about accessible vehicles. Why aren’t more OEMs taking advantage?
As the auto industry retools to become EV-centric, it has the chance to improve the driving experience for the over six million Canadians living with disabilities — but most OEMs don’t have an accessibility plan in place
Canada outlines progress on its green government fleet strategy on the world stage
Natural Resources Canada is focused on transitioning the government’s 40,000 vehicles to zero-emission, starting with 18,000 conventional light-duty vehicles by 2030 — this week, the Treasury Board gave 60 countries an update on the effort
Air Canada buys 30 hybrid-electric passenger airplanes, acquires stake in electric plane maker, targets 2028 service launch
Canada’s largest airline is snapping up some of the earliest hybrid-electric aircrafts to hit the market, putting in an order for 30 ES-30 airplanes made by Heart Aerospace of Sweden and snagging a US$5-million stake in the company in the process
Electric vehicle industry in Canada could be worth $48 billion annually: report
A new report from Clean Energy Canada and the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing calls on the federal and provincial governments to act swiftly to capitalize on a window of opportunity to build a homegrown EV battery supply chain that could support up to 250,000 jobs by 2030