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

LG Energy Solution strikes deals for critical battery minerals from three aspiring Canadian suppliers

The South Korean battery manufacturer — which partnered this year with Stellantis to build an EV battery plant in Windsor — has unveiled agreements to secure future lithium and cobalt output from three Canadian producers starting in 2023

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

Ontario’s top auto sector minister heading to Korea, Japan to drum up more EV and battery investments

In a trip that’s part trade mission, part victory lap, Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, is heading to South Korea and Japan next week to meet with automakers and battery manufacturers hoping to add to the recent wave of EV-related auto sector investments in Ontario

VW, Mercedes sign MOUs with Canada to secure battery minerals supply, hint at more value-added news to come

The twin Memorandums of Understanding signed today in Toronto cement the status of Volkswagen’s newly created battery company PowerCo as a force to watch on the market, while Mercedes indicates unprecedented interest in its Canadian activities

Unifor calls for national auto policy after landmark vote to elect Lana Payne as first female president

After a contested election, Payne became the first woman to head Unifor — Canada’s largest private-sector union — which kicked off her term by releasing a new-forward looking auto policy report focused on electric vehicle manufacturing

EXCLUSIVE: Tesla’s latest Ontario lobby activity could indicate a Tesla factory is coming to Canada

CEO Elon Musk has hinted heavily, as recently as Telsa’s Aug. 4 annual meeting, that it is considering Canada as a destination for a new manufacturing facility. But public documents filed in Ontario in July are the first concrete evidence of Tesla’s interest in either an industrial or “advanced manufacturing facility”