In Germany, EV sales are in freefall as the cash-strapped government tapers off subsidies.
In Canada, only 6.5 per cent of the 1.5 million new vehicles sold in 2022 were electric.
A shortage of metals could trigger dramatic losses throughout the entire EV supply chain.
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.