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ElectricAston Martin Valkyrie: the Strength of Collaboration
If you follow automotive news, you'll have heard of the Aston Martin Valkyrie. In case you haven't, it's a new hybrid hypercar arriving on the market sometime in 2018 or 2019. While it will bear the insignia of British carmaker Aston Martin, the Valkyrie is actually the result of close …
ElectricMazda to Offer an Electric Vehicle by 2019
Mazda has just revealed its strategy and timeline for introducing new drivetrain technologies at the Mazda Tech Forum in Frankfurt. 2019 is gearing up to be a big year for the small Hiroshima-based automaker. That’s when Mazda expects to launch vehicles powered by the new gas engine that boasts a …
ElectricVision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet: Breathtaking!
It’s difficult for an automaker to stand out amongst the horde or exceptional cars that are presented each year the Monterey Car Week, in California, which concludes with the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. However, Mercedes-Benz did succeed in drawing attention with the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet. This concept convertible, …
ElectricBMW i and iPerformance: Exhilaration for Electrification
MONTREAL, Quebec – France and the United Kingdom have recently announced their plans to ban combustion-engine vehicles from their roads starting in 2040, and others should soon follow. While Canada hasn’t established such a plan yet, the Quebec government is taking the lead in our country by requiring automotive manufacturers …
ElectricConsumers will pay the price for electric vehicle quotas
The electric car sales quotas imposed on manufacturers by the Quebec government will eventually increase the marginal cost of conventional vehicles by $1,100, reveals a Viewpoint published today by the MEI. Consumers will end up paying this "tax" through higher car prices. Starting with their 2018 models, carmakers will be …
ElectricAston Martin RapidE, the Company’s First All-electric Model
English brand Aston Martin has confirmed the eventual production of their very first electric car, as part of the low- and zero-emission vehicle strategy included in their Second Century Plan. Called the RapidE, the new EV supercar will be based on the upcoming Aston Martin Rapide AMR Concept, but an …
Electric2017 Electra Meccanica SOLO: Made in Canada!
An all-new Canadian-built car just hit the market, and the least we can say is that it won’t blend into the automotive landscape. The SOLO, a single-seat, three-wheeled, fully electric microcar is the work of the Vancouver-based company Electra Meccanica. The SOLO boasts an electric motor that develops 82 horsepower …
ElectricHyundai Canada announces pricing for the IONIQ hybrid and IONIQ EV
With the IONIQ, Hyundai Canada is offering us its first platform that relies on three different electrified powertrains, in addition to active safety features and high-tech connectivity features. All that with zero-emission motoring. The new 2017 Hyundai IONIQ is the first in the world to boast a trio of electric …
ElectricHydro-Québec to Power First Formula E Races in Montréal
Hydro-Québec is proud to serve as title sponsor for the Montréal ePRIX, to be held in downtown Montréal on July 29 and 30, 2017, showcasing all-electric vehicles. A leading force in the energy revolution, Hydro-Québec will supply clean fuel to the electric vehicles built by some of the world's biggest …
ElectricGovernment of Canada invests up to $7 million in electric vehicles
The Government of Canada is committed to creating the clean-growth economy we need to ensure the health, prosperity, and security for this generation of Canadians—and the next. That is why Canada is investing in clean and efficient transportation now so that Canadian families can live in healthier, more productive communities.
ElectricWorldwide Sales of Toyota Hybrids Surpass 10 Million Units
Toyota is proud to announce cumulative global hybrid vehicle (HV) sales of more than 10 million units as of January 31. Last year, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) set a Canadian benchmark, selling 19,787 hybrids – an all-time annual record that was up 45.2% versus 2015. TCI has been the leader …
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