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

Volkswagen targets mid-2021 for Canadian launch of its fully electric ID.4 SUV

Today’s ID.4 global debut — an SUV with more than 400 kilometres of range — follows the launch of the compact ID.3 in select markets, and kicks off a transformative plan to roll out 75 all-electric VW models worldwide by 2029

Engaging employees as EV ambassadors

Companies hitching their strategy to electrification and the environment can start by engaging their own workforce