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Green and Electric Cars

Explore the latest green car, hybrid and electric car news, reviews and guides. We test drive the newest electric vehicles, we provide extensive coverage of green car news in Canada and we publish the latest innovations from this market segment.

Volkswagen produces thoroughly modern electric classic in e-BULLI

The 1966 T1 spent its life in California, so it was in good shape for conversion Read More

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Mar 20, 2020, 12:00 PM

Honda readies the 2020 CR-V Hybrid, its first in North America

Hybrid uses the third generation of Honda’s award-winning 2-motor hybrid system Read More

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Mar 18, 2020, 12:00 PM

Volkswagen to introduce ID.4 electric crossover in New York

First ID model to be sold in North America will be built in new plant in the US Read More

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Mar 4, 2020, 1:00 AM

Nissan Leaf completes 370-km autonomous drive on UK country lanes

“Grand Drive” was part of HumanDrive project, and involved complex roundabouts Read More

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Feb 5, 2020, 12:00 PM

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Hummer is coming back and it's electric, under the GMC brand

Announcement, pushing numbers and featuring Lebron James, made during Super Bowl Read More

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Feb 3, 2020, 12:00 PM

Volkswagen touts its electric ambitions at the Petersen Museum

Volkswagen has one of the industry’s most ambitious EV plans and it wants everyone to know about it Read More

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Jan 17, 2020, 8:35 AM

Canadians can charge their EVs while shopping at Canadian Tire

By end of 2020, 90 Canadian Tire locations will have a total of 240 fast chargers Read More

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Jan 15, 2020, 11:30 PM

All-wheel drive may be biggest challenge to safe winter driving

Drivers may get overconfident and don’t effectively judge available traction Read More

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Jan 8, 2020, 10:30 PM

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Volkswagen celebrates EV milestone, speeds up future sales targets

VW recently reached quarter-million mark in EV sales, plans to sell 1.5M by 2025 Read More

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Jan 2, 2020, 9:30 PM

First Edition of 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is all booked up

More than 80% are choosing the Extended Battery Range option, offering 482 km Read More

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Dec 30, 2019, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen revolutionizes EV charging with mobile charger delivery

Self-driving robot takes over charging, towing a 25 kWh battery wagon to the EV Read More


Ford invests $1.45B to build new-generation of trucks in Michigan

Wayne gets $750 million to build new Bronco; Dearborn $700 million for new F-150s Read More

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Dec 17, 2019, 9:30 PM

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Porsche Taycan owners get complimentary charging for three years

Electrify Canada to provide complimentary 30-minute fast charging across Canada Read More

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Dec 16, 2019, 9:30 PM

How have EV batteries evolved over the years? Considerably well

Today's batteries have improved on size, capacity and weight since the first EV Read More

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Dec 11, 2019, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen ID. Buggy beats luxury cars for coveted design award

Freedom and flexibility of EV design lauded for simplicity of dune buggy concept Read More

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Dec 9, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford creates new composite components from McDonald's coffee waste

Coffee bean chaff can be used to reinforce auto parts, such as headlamp housings Read More


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FIRST LOOK: Pony badge or not, Mustang Mach-E's a ground breaker

As with the original pony car, this vehicle is certainly a game-changer Read More

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Nov 20, 2019, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen to build EVs for North America at Chattanooga complex

Plant that currently builds Atlas and Passat will build electric SUV in 2022 Read More

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Nov 18, 2019, 9:30 PM

What EVs or Plug-In Hybrids are available in Canada?

Ready to ditch the gas pump? Check out these electrically charged options Read More

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Nov 14, 2019, 12:30 AM

Volkswagen's 2021 large electric car to debut as ID. concept in LA

ID. Space Vizzion a grand touring wagon, though company calls it a crossover Read More

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Nov 7, 2019, 9:30 PM

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New electrified Jeeps will have new environment-friendly home

New plant will make new Grand Cherokee, larger SUV and electrified versions Read More

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Nov 1, 2019, 8:30 PM

Will Nissan's future electric AWD be shared with Mitsubishi?

Nissan’s all-wheel control almost matches that of a Mitsubishi concept Read More


Mitsubishi buggy concept shows drivetrain technology for new SUVs

MI-Tech Concept presents technologies for future compact and mid-size SUVs Read More


Can I turn my old car into an EV? Yes, you can

Engine designer/manufacturer Swindon is offering a “crate” EV powertrain Read More

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Oct 17, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Toyota guarantees its hybrid batteries will last at least 10 years

Battery warranty for Toyota/Lexus hybrids extended to 10 years/240,000 km Read More

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Oct 12, 2019, 10:30 PM

Toyota moves Mirai upscale for new generation for 2021 model year

Due late in 2020, new Mirai is built on Toyota’s premium rear-drive platform Read More

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Oct 10, 2019, 10:30 PM

Where can you charge your EV? Canadian Tire, of course

Electrify Canada inks deal with auto retailer for fast chargers at stores Read More


FIRST DRIVE: 269 km/h in a Porsche Taycan on the Autobahn!

Porsche’s first, fully electric sports car is also the iconic brand’s most complex vehicle yet Read More


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Bentley says Bentayga Hybrid is world's only true luxury PHEV SUV

Bentayga Hybrid is Bentley’s first step toward electrifying all its models Read More

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Sep 26, 2019, 10:30 PM

Should shop class teach EV principles? Apparently, it should

NJ shop-teacher had the idea to teach students how to electrify a vehicle Read More

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Sep 21, 2019, 10:30 PM

Delphi has figured out how to halve EV charge times, extend range

At the 800-volt inverter’s heart is a patented silicon carbide power switch Read More

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Sep 12, 2019, 10:30 PM

Volvo is the first automaker with a PHEV of every model

Front drive XC40 T5 Twin Engine is first use of Volvo’s CMA for a hybrid Read More

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Sep 11, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Believe it or not, Mercedes-Benz sets the electric minivan bar

Basically an electric version of Mercedes’s combustion-engine van, Metris Read More

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Sep 8, 2019, 2:30 PM

Will electric cars work in the cold? Ford dispels myths

Ford survey indicates poor perception about electric cars in some conditions Read More

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Sep 6, 2019, 10:30 PM

Can Porsche Taycan overcome $73000 premium to rival Tesla Model S?

Taycan Turbo starts at $173,900 in Canada, and flagship Turbo S at $213,900 Read More

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Sep 6, 2019, 10:30 PM

Volkswagen offers old Beetles new life as electric cars

Volkswagen Group Components to supply electric components from VW’s e-up! Read More

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Sep 5, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Refreshed Volvo XC90 for 2020 can go farther on electricity

Flagship SUV of the Volvo stable gets new front end, exterior trim and colours Read More

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Sep 3, 2019, 10:30 PM

BMW i Series models get special treatment for 2020

BMW i3s Roadstyle, i8 Ultimate Sophisto Edition limited to 900 and 200 units Read More

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Sep 2, 2019, 10:30 PM

Karma Revero goes out in a blaze of colour

Four custom Reveros commemorate end of production for Karma’s first model Read More

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Sep 1, 2019, 10:30 PM

Volkswagen ID.3 electric car ready for its Frankfurt debut

Rear-drive ID.3 is a Golf-sized electric hatchback expected to market in 2020 Read More

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Aug 31, 2019, 10:30 PM

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