Budget 2022 puts over $9 billion into EV battery supply chain, ZEV purchase rebates, suitability assessments and clean electricity

Investing in critical minerals comes out as a major line item for the Liberal government’s 2022 budget with greater emphasis put on transitioning medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and pushing Canada’s electrical grids to 100 per cent non-emitting sources

ZEV sales mandate highlights $9.1-billion federal emissions reduction plan; industry reaction mixed

The federal government’s much-anticipated blueprint to put Canada on track to meet its 2030 GHG emissions reduction targets includes a sweeping set of proposals to accelerate transportation electrification and create a cleaner electrical grid

Canada’s emissions plan for 2030 targets to be released in spring 2022 as strategic consultations begin

The federal government is launching consultations to discuss ways to meet Canada’s emissions targets for 2030 including exploring a ZEV mandate and establishing a medium- and heavy-duty vehicle plan

Canada signs global agreement targeting 100 per cent zero-emission truck and bus sales by 2040

On Transport Day at COP26, 15 nations commit to accelerating the shift towards zero emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, targeting 30 per cent new ZEV sales by 2030 and 100 per cent new ZEV sales by 2040

Electric Mobility Canada urges a faster transition in ambitious 2030 EV action plan

In a newly released 32-point plan, the industry member association Electric Mobility Canada calls on the federal government to take more urgent action to accelerate zero-emission mobility adoption, saying Ottawa’s 2035 deadline for 100 per cent passenger ZEV sales is too slow to meet climate targets