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Many Gen Z and millennial Canadians don’t believe in EV corporate welfare

The federal government's support for EV initiatives will cost taxpayers at least $31.4 billion.

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Ottawa’s EV mandate may destroy Canadian auto industry

A large part of our economy is organized around making and using gasoline-powered cars.

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Governments in Canada accelerate EV ‘investments’ as automakers reverse course

According to the mandate, all new passenger vehicles and light trucks sold in Canada must be zero-emission by 2035.

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Electric vehicle mandates mean misery all around

It now takes 55 days to sell an electric vehicle in Canada, up from 22 days in the first quarter of 2023.

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Trudeau and Ford should attach personal fortunes to EV corporate welfare

Several automakers including Toyota and Ford have scaled back their EV production plans.

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U.S. politics looms large over Trudeau/Ford EV gamble

Developments in the U.S. have substantially increased the risk of any investment that relies on access to the U.S. market.

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Federal government should face facts—the EV transition is failing

In Germany, EV sales are in freefall as the cash-strapped government tapers off subsidies.

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Electric vehicle subsidies make little sense in Canada

Most EV buyers in Canada have had incomes well above the average.

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Ottawa’s super-charged EV obsession reaches new heights

Electric vehicles have consistently failed to compete with combustion vehicles on performance and cost.