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Electric vehicles

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson wants to coordinate climate strategy with the Biden administration.
Alberta's bitumen can be used to produce carbon fibre for electric vehicles, Little points out.
The futuristic Cybertruck hopes to compete with Ford's popular F-150.
Zero-emission vehicles now represent three per cent of all new, light-duty purchases.
Consumers have to be truly adventurous to buy an EV in Canada.
GoCompare's survey of 30 countries looked at vehicle ownership and infrastructure.
If things continue as they are, Canada's auto industry could vanish between 2030 and 2040. HuffPost Canada senior business editor Daniel Tencer looks at where things are headed.
The prime minister's dead-end investment of $4.5 billion would have been better spent catching up to competitors in the global green economy.
Buyers who purchased a Tesla directly from the manufacturer are out an extra $14,000.
Vague, non-specific commitments in recent federal budgets put Canada's economy at a disadvantage to clean tech giants like China.
China has become a disruptive, ever-accelerating force driving a global migration of automakers toward zero and low-emission vehicles.
For electric cars to make a noticeable impact on climate change, there also needs to be a shift in how electricity is generated.
Nationally, electric vehicles still make up only one per cent of new vehicle sales. So how do we get to that electric mobility future? The biggest missing piece is strong government policy at the national and provincial level.
The shift to driverless cars and ride-hailing poses a real threat to the oil and auto industries, but creates new opportunities as well.
It's estimated that about 18 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions in Canada come from the cars we drive and how we drive them. With almost one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions coming from our cars, there's a lot we can do to drive change and minimize our impact on the environment as motorists.
The oil industry isn't facing the coming reality of a low-carbon world, study argues.
Imagine it is the year 2047 and you are driving from Toronto to Vancouver. What will the experience be like? How will it be different than today? Here are some possible ways.
The problem with electric cars is how to keep them charged when we can't even go a day without our smartphones running out of juice. Well, the U.K. is testing solution.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is a pretty unlikely place to find one of the rarest electric vehicles, or EVs, in Canada. But Kent Rathwell, the owner of one of only three Toyota RAV4 EV's north of the American border, is a pretty extraordinary dude.
If you go to the University of Calgary you don't suffer from a lack of choice when it comes to Students Union clubs. There are options for everything from swing dancing to politics to Bronies. But the most interesting club in our view is one called Team Zeus. It's only three years old but these undergrads are building an electric racing motorcycle.