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GoBolt places on Deloitte lists for the second consecutive year

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Exro International Nov. 29 2022

GoBolt was named to Deloitte's 2022 Technology Fast 50 and Technology Fast 500 lists for the second year in a row; TUGA forms a Portuguese consortium; Exro achieves critical certification and E3 Lithium recieves demonstration plant funding.

Taiga delivers EV jet skis, crosses $1.3M in revenues

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Taiga National Nov. 22 2022

Off-road electric vehicle manufacturer Taiga Motors Corp. reached a $1.3-million revenue milestone in the third quarter of 2022, thanks to the deliveries of over 40 electric Orca jet-skis to Canadian consumers.

GreenPower deploys all-electric school bus in the U.S.

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric National Nov. 10 2022

GreenPower Motor Company Inc. has deployed the NANO Beast, the first all-electric, zero-emission, ADA-compliant school bus in use in the United States, in Clay County, W. Va.

Electric Circuit introduces heavy/medium-duty EV charging

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Electric vehicles International Oct. 28 2022

The Electric Circuit, the largest public charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) in Québec, is launching a pilot project for heavy- and medium-duty vehicle charging.

EV Plug-In: Teck and SAAM partners on electric tugboats

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Batteries National Oct. 19 2022

Teck Resources Ltd. and SAAM Towage agreed to deploy two electric tugboats at Neptune Terminal in Vancouver, marking the first of their kind in Canada to be used in harbour assist and tugboat services.

EV Plug-In: Lithion, GM partner on circular battery system

Nicholas Sokic Transportation NFI International Sep. 23 2022
Montreal-based Lithion Recycling Inc. and GM Ventures, the investment arm of General Motors Inc., have created a strategic partnership agreement to pursue a circular battery ecosystem. The partnership also includes an investment in Lithion’s Series A funding round.

EV Plug-In: Finning to help replace mine’s 160-truck fleet

Nicholas Sokic Transportation GreenPower International Sep. 7 2022
Finning International Inc., BHP Group Ltd. and Caterpillar Inc. have a long-term agreement to replace BHP’s entire haul truck fleet at the Escondida mine, the world’s largest copper producer, in Antofagasta in northern Chile.

EV Plug-In: ProEV opens Montreal manufacturing plant

Nicholas Sokic Transportation NFI International Sep. 1 2022
Promark Electronics Inc. (ProEV) has opened a manufacturing and engineering site for commercial and industrial electric vehicles (EVs) — what a release states is the largest of its kind in North America.

EV Plug-In: EV Technology Group leases U.K. Centre of Excellence

Nicholas Sokic Transportation GreenPower International Aug. 15 2022
The EV Technology Group Inc. (EVTG) has secured a 90,000 square foot building lease at MEPC Silverstone Park in the U.K., to house the firm’s EV Centre of Excellence. The building has already been constructed by MEPC and is part

EV Plug-In: 2,000 new chargers announced during #EVWeek

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric International Jul. 22 2022
Recent electric vehicle (EV) news has been dominated by a flurry of funding announcements for chargers across the country. The announcements were spurred by the federal government’s declaration of July 11 to 15 as #EVWeek. It began with an investment

EV Plug-In: Propulsion Québec unveils 2030 industry roadmap

Nicholas Sokic Transportation FLO International Jun. 29 2022
Propulsion Québec, a cluster for electric and smart transportation, recently announced Ambition EST 2030, a roadmap for the industry developed with Deloitte. Developed with over 200 collaborators, the aim is to make the province a leader in the industry in

EV Plug-In: Videotron orders Ford E-Transit vans

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric International Jun. 17 2022
Videotron, a subsidiary of integrated communications company Quebecor Media Inc. (QBR-A-T), has ordered about 100 Ford E-Transit electric vans. Quebecor also recently installed 55 charging stations at its Frontenac Street facility in Montreal to accommodate the vehicles. More charging stations

The EV Plug-In: Stellantis to build 800-km range EV in Windsor

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric International Jun. 9 2022
Stellantis N.V. plans to retool its Windsor, Ont. plant to build an EV capable of going 804 kms on a single charge. Additionally, the automaker — owner of 16 brands including Chrysler, Fiat, Dodge and Jeep — stated its Brampton

EV Plug-In: Honda teases electric SUV in 2024

Nicholas Sokic Transportation EVs International May. 26 2022
Honda Canada Inc. has revealed the first design sketch of its all-electric SUV Prologue launching in 2024. The idea for the vehicle originated at the Honda Design Studio in Los Angeles, in collaboration with a design team in Japan. It was

The EV Plug-In: Natural Resources Canada seeks ZEV proposals

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric National May. 16 2022
A request for proposals (RFP) for the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) has been launched by the federal government. Natural Resources Canada will provide funding through conditionally repayable contribution agreements of up to 50 per cent of the eligible

The EV Plug-in: Lion Electric delivers record number of EVs in Q1

Nicholas Sokic Transportation Lion Electric International May. 5 2022
Lion Electric Company delivered a record 84 electric vehicles (EVs) in the first quarter of 2022, compared to 24 the same time last year. The company’s production, however, is about to take a major step forward. The current record can be

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