A shortage of metals could trigger dramatic losses throughout the entire EV supply chain.
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Most EV buyers in Canada have had incomes well above the average.
Electric vehicles have consistently failed to compete with combustion vehicles on performance and cost.
Sales of electric vehicles and hybrids remain relatively small within the scope of total vehicle sales.
Electric vehicles consume huge quantities of materials and their prices are trending up, not down.
From 2015 to 2022, Canada’s population increased by 3.3 million compared to only 1.6 million housing completions.
The federal government’s plan mandates 100 per cent new light-duty zero-emission vehicle sales by 2035.
Tesla sued Ontario, claiming a case of “unjustified targeting.”
Twenty years ago, in May, 1995, I had my first op-ed published in a major newspaper, the Los Angeles Times. The title was “Pull the Plug on the Electric Car Mandate.”