Toronto City Council votes to adopt electric vehicle strategy, joining other major Canadian cities

Canada’s largest city has approved a plan to reach 100 per cent zero emissions from personal vehicles by 2050, through expansion of public charging networks, financial incentives, building code updates and more

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Federal EV incentive could be expanded following boosted sales, says Minister Garneau

Canadians have embraced the opportunity to buy electric cars with the help of a federal incentive, using nearly half of the $300 million allocated for the rebate in eight months

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Gas car scrappage program launches in Ontario, offering $2000 towards purchase of used EV

Through Plug’n Drive, drivers can now receive $1,000 to ditch their gasoline car, in addition to another $1,000 towards the purchase of a used EV

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Could Tesla’s new Wall Connector EV charger shake up the market for commercial Level 2 chargers?

The charger’s connectivity and warranty information points to a back-end payment system which — combined with its relatively low price and potential for non-proprietary use — could present a competitive challenge for incumbent providers

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Guelph to add 65 electric buses to public transit fleet through $177 million investment

The initiative to electrify the Ontario city’s bus fleet is a result of collaboration with federal and provincial governments

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Canadian Tire boosts electrification strategy with a commitment to install 240 fast chargers before year-end

Nationwide rollout at 90 of the iconic retailer’s locations a response to rising EV sales and joins raft of other EV charging infrastructure initiatives launching in 2020

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All-Canadian Concept car to demonstrate national ZEV production capabilities

The Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association’s Project Arrow will display the full extent of innovative Canadian automotive technology in a concept car coming in 2022

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Expansion of Tesla superchargers marks growing strength of Canada’s EV charging networks

For Canada’s Tesla owners, who represented more than half of battery electric vehicle buyers in first nine months of last year, the proprietary supercharging network aligns with several other projects bridging charging infrastructure gaps between urban and rural Canada

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What do the world’s EV capitals have in common? Policy and infrastructure commitments

The world’s top 25 electric vehicle cities account for 42% of global EV sales. From charging infrastructure to financial incentives, new research examines what they’re doing right

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