Canada

 
Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2018: Rewriting records

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2018: Rewriting records

Last month, the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid set a new single-month sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in Canada and sold 589 units. One month later, that sales pace—plus one car—is only good enough for fourth place. Nissan shattered Mitsubishi’s record in May with... read more

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2013 Tesla Model S on Chilcotin Highway, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

Tesla sales: how much do rebates matter to buyers in Canada?

The government of Ontario amended its plug-in electric vehicle incentive program in March, eliminating incentives for vehicles with a recommended price of $75,000 or more... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Feb 2018: turning over new Leafs

Cumulative Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales surpassed 50,000 units in February, aided by the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, which sold 179 units in its... read more March 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for Jan: Outlander has landed (plus 2017 analysis)

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV helped the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market to its first 1,000-unit January last month. The company sold 174 of its plug-in hybrid SUV... read more February 7, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car after snowfall, Glacier National Park [photo: D Gadotti]

Chevy Bolt EV electric car range and performance in winter: one owner's log

The arrival of the first affordable long-range electric car on the market has naturally led some owners to push the car in a way that they might not do with a plug-in car... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for 2017: two Dec debuts before ZEV rules

Plug-in electric vehicles topped 1 percent of Canadian new-car sales in the second half of 2017, but will fall just short of that milestone for the full year. They’ll... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X on the street in Vancouver, BC, Canada  [photo: Matthew Klippenstein]

Canadian electric-car news: apartment charging, electric trucks, Electra Meccanica Solo

Of all the Canadian electric-car news that rounds out 2017, the Vancouver suburb of Richmond’s new requirement that 100 percent of apartments and condominiums be ready... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Nov 2017: the vaulting Chevy Volt

A record 582 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrids were sold in Canada last month, two months after Chevy delivered a then-record 483 Volts in September. The achievement is even... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car and Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Oct 2017: Chevy’s dominant duo

The dominant duo of the Chevy Volt and Bolt EV continued their winning ways in the Canadian market for new plug-in electric cars during October. Chevrolet sold 424 Volts to... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
Winners of Canada's 2017 Electric Vehicle Awards

Canada electric-car news: EV Awards, surging Solo sales, electric-bus boom

Coming in mid-October, Canadian Thanksgiving roughly coincides with the return of ice hockey. This year, the country’s plug-in electric vehicle fans have their own... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2013 Tesla Model S [photo: David Noland]

Plug-in electric car sales In Canada, Sep 2017: 1 percent now, 99 percent to go

The market share of plug-in electric cars in Canada appears to have topped 1 percent for the first time ever last month. Final sales totals won’t be available until... read more October 6, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Aug 2017: Chevy Volt's 50th win

The Chevrolet Volt won its 17th straight Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales title in August, which became its 50th overall. Much has changed since its September 2011... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, July 2017: Golf season

The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in Canada in late June, tallying 39 sales before the month’s end, and followed that with 84 units in its first full month of... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Plug'n'Drive EV Discovery Centre, Toronto

Canada electric-car news: EV Discovery Centre, more charging sites, ZEV mandates debated

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, the plug-in electric vehicle sector has charged forward, with developments on the national, provincial and even municipal levels... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car on Coquilhalla Highway, BC, Canada, May 2017 [Boyd/Hetherington]

Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car across Canada, all the way

To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd embarked on their maiden voyage to prove electric car travel is feasible in a very large country with... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2016

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2017: Prime time

Toyota made a strong return to the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in June, selling 144 Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. The tally is all the more remarkable as the... read more July 7, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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