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EV transition stalls despite government mandates and billion-dollar handouts

Aggressive government timelines for EV adoption clash with sluggish metal and mineral production.


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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.


4:30AM
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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.


8:28AM
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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.


12:48PM
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Provinces lack power grids necessary to meet Ottawa’s EV mandate

The government’s electric vehicle mandate could escalate electricity demand by up to 15.3 per cent nationwide.


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B.C. government accelerates EV transition while consumers and carmakers hit the brakes

Automakers are slowing down EV production plans and warning they see slower sales ahead.


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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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Federal government EV mandates destined to fail

In Canada, only 6.5 per cent of the 1.5 million new vehicles sold in 2022 were electric.