EXCLUSIVE: Tesla files more public documents about a potential Canadian factory, as clues emerge as to what it might make

For the second time this month, Electric Autonomy Canada can report that new Tesla lobbyist registry documents show the automaker is in formal manufacturing talks — this time with the federal government. But what kind of factory is on its mind? Batteries? Vehicles? Or something else in its supply chain?

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”

New developments suggest Canada is about to play a greater role in Tesla’s global supply chain

A new plan to hire a critical minerals supply chain policy associate in Toronto, plus a rumoured deal with Vale to secure Canadian nickel and Tesla’s growing commercial and lobbying presence, all suggest Canada is about to play a greater role in the automaker’s global supply chain

Canada’s EV charging networks grow, with fast charger installations up 39 per cent in 2021

Electric Autonomy Canada’s annual tally of Canada’s public EV charger installations and network buildouts shows faster growth in 2021, with a 39 per cent increase in DC fast chargers and 18 per cent charger growth overall

Canadian EV charging networks post double-digit growth since start of pandemic

You’re not just imagining it. There are more EV charging stations out there. Our latest tally of Canadian charging network deployments shows a 22 per cent increase in fast-charger installations since last March. Despite a rough 10 months, there are now fewer gaps in Canada’s EV infrastructure

Tesla and Dalhousie University ink new research partnership deal

Tesla is renewing its industrial research partnership with the Jeff Dahn lab at Dalhousie University for a second five-year term, with preeminent lithium-ion battery scientist Dahn still at the helm