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Couche-Tard kicks off North American EV charging rollout
Initial focus is on the U.S., but company plans to deploy EV charging units to 200 Circle K and Couche-Tard stores in the U.S. and Canada by 2024.
Automakers ask government for more detailed EV chargers plan to meet sales targets
Experts say those installing charging stations need motivation for doing so, such as gas stations driving business to their convenience stores.
More cars, SUVs to qualify for electric vehicle rebates as feds expand program
The changes added 14 new vehicles to the list.
Trudeau says more needed faster on electric vehicles to help cut greenhouse gases
The new national emissions reduction plan set a target of one in five new cars that are sold being zero emission by 2026.
Federal, Ontario governments invest $259M each in GM for Oshawa, CAMI facilities
Province has so far not committed to bringing back any rebates or other incentives for buyers.
Soaring gas prices are pushing more Canadians to seriously consider EVs
"Owning an EV means you never have to drive by the sign outside the gas station and worry about what price you might see."
Beauséjour convenience, gas and car wash sites are tuned for innovation
Best-in-class technology is the cornerstone of this Quebec-based family business.
Parkland to build the ‘Electric Charging Destination of the Future’
Winning design "creates a relaxing environment, where electric vehicle drivers can take a breath, and recharge not just their vehicles, but themselves."
Renault, Nissan to invest $26B in future electric vehicles
Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. also has announced an aggressive EV plan
Canadian Tire Gas+ ONroute sites to feature new electric vehicle charging stations
Initiative includes 17 sites by this summer and three more by year-end.
EV rebate program topped up with $73 million in fall economic update
Liberals promise to spend another $1.5 billion on the rebates over the next four years.
Canada looks to retool EV rebate program to include more expensive SUVs, pickups
In 2020, more than three in four new vehicles registered in Canada were pickup trucks and SUVs, while passenger cars made up only one in five.
Alternative fuels to the rescue
As fossil fuels wind down, electric and fuel cell tech rise to the occasion.
Hertz order for Teslas ranks among biggest ever EV purchases
The ultimate test drive will help manufacturers by giving thousands of consumers the experience of driving electric vehicles.
Automakers step up pace on electric vehicle battery plants
Forecasters predict that the share of electric vehicles will rise dramatically as governments increase requirements for zero-emissions vehicles to fight climate change.
Parkland calls on designers to reimagine 'The Electric Fuelling Station of the Future'
Contest seeks "a new roadside oasis" for EV drivers, where travellers can rest, eat, recharge and more.
E/V chargers: How are electric cars disrupting gas station design?
Electric Vehicle charging stations are about to surge – providing new revenue opportunities for gas stations and other agile retail businesses. A must-read primer for anyone attending CARWACS 2021!
Mercedes sketches out all electric scenario by decade's end
The shift to electric vehicles "is picking up speed - especially in the luxury segment."
Canada's zero emission vehicle goals parked for now
Plans have stalled until the United States sets its course.
Stellantis: 98% of models to be electric or hybrid by 2025
The models include a fully electric Ram pickup in 2024 and a hybrid Jeep Grand Cherokee later this year, as well as small cars and an electric Dodge muscle car.
Liberals say by 2035 all new cars, light duty trucks sold in Canada will be electric
Until now the government had set 2040 as the target.
Parkland to roll out electric vehicle charging ports across B.C.
Up to 100 EV ultra-fast charging ports across 25 sites will be branded On the Run to connect with the company's convenience store brand.
GM, Ford outdo each other with electric vehicle investments
Automakers are competing for what's expected to be a $5 trillion market during the next decade.
Trend Talk: Sustainability in the convenience sector
CSNC editor and associate publisher Michelle Warren joins Retail Leader's Amy Baxter on the Trend Talk podcast to discuss sustainability in the convenience sector.
7-Eleven to install 500 electric vehicle charging ports by end of 2022
Initiative includes 250 locations in Canada and the U.S.
Ford: Electric vehicles to be 40% of global sales by 2030