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Tesla Stops Taking Model 3 Long Range Orders in the U.S. and Canada

Tesla is no longer accepting orders for the Model 3 Long Range All-Wheel Drive (AWD) in the U.S. and Canada (via @SawyerMerritt). BREAKING: Tesla has turned off ordering for the Long Range Model 3 in the US and Canada. It now says "Available in 2023" pic.twitter.com/WF1RfJkItx — Sawyer Merritt 📈🚀 (@SawyerMerritt) August 12, 2022 Following the […]

Tesla Lobbying for Factory in Ontario, Canada: Report

Tesla may be lobbying the Canadian government to make Ontario the home of its next Gigafactory, according to recently filed lobbyist registry documents — reports Electric Autonomy Canada. The electric vehicle (EV) maker is seeking to convince Canada to adopt policy reforms that would make Ontario more hospitable to an “advanced manufacturing facility,” which is […]

British Columbia EV Rebate Increases Up to $4,000

The government of British Columbia has increased the maximum EV rebate amounts offered, in order to help increase access to the rebate for the average household. The CleanBC Go Electric Passenger Vehicle Rebate Program has raised the rebate on battery-electric vehicles, fuel-cell EVs and long-range plugin hybrid EVs from $3,000 to $4,000 CAD ($3,110 USD), […]

SpaceX Starlink to Become Primary Internet for Northern Manitoba School Division

The Frontier School Division in northern Manitoba, Canada is planning to bring SpaceX’s Starlink internet to three-quarters of its 40 schools — reports the Winnipeg Free Press. Starlink is a high-speed broadband service that aims to deliver reliable internet anywhere in the world using a constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit. Frontier deployed its first Starlink […]

SpaceX Signs First Starlink Deal with an Aircraft Maker: De Havilland Canada

SpaceX has signed another customer for its Starlink satellite internet and in-flight Wi-Fi, this time with aircraft manufacturer De Havilland Canada, based out of Toronto, Ontario. According to De Havilland Canada, it will be refreshing its Dash 8-400 aircraft with new features to “enhance passenger appeal with more functionality and flexibility”, said the company on […]

Petro-Canada More Than Doubles EV Charging Rates in Quebec

Petro-Canada has more than doubled its electric vehicle charging rates in Quebec, Canada. After Suncor-owned Petro-Canada completed its coast-to-coast DC fast chargers (Level 3) back in January 2020, it has raised pricing in Quebec by 125%. Charging rates in Quebec are now at $0.45 CAD per minute ($0.35 USD), up from $0.20 CAD. Based on […]

Tesla Keeps Rolling Out FSD Beta, Includes 93 Safety Score

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta continues to roll out to more testers, and now we’re seeing the test software expand to owners with Safety Scores as low as 93. Canadian Tesla owner @RonMadison11, who has a Safety Score of 93, received the 2022.12.3.20 firmware update that brings FSD beta 10.12.2 on Sunday. The Model Y […]

Tesla Seeks Help Lobbying for Energy-Based Billing in Canada

While Canadian electric vehicle (EV) owners pay for electricity in the time it takes to charge, rather than the amount of energy used, Tesla is requesting that its fans in the country help to change that. Tesla is asking customers and fans to submit comments on why Measurement Canada should move to an energy-based billing […]

Tesla ‘Considering’ Next Factory in Canada and Mexico: Report

Tesla appears to be considering its next factory to be somewhere in North America, according to Elon Musk at the company’s recent company-wide meeting. According to Electrek, the site obtained an audio recording of the meeting, and when Elon Musk was asked where the next factory would be located in the U.S., he said it […]

Prince Edward Island to Buy 35 More Lion Electric School Buses

The Canadian province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) will be adding another 35 electric buses from Montreal-based Lion Electric to its fleet. Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, announced the move on Friday alongside James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natalie Jameson, Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning. The new all-electric buses […]

Canada Post Commits to All-Electric Fleet of 14,000 by 2040

The Government of Canada’s postal service is looking to go electric, and shared its goals on Thursday about how it will reach net-zero emissions. Canada Post has committed to acquiring as many as 14,000 fully-electric vehicles by 2040, and reaching net-zero emissions way out in 2050 (28 years from now), according to a press release […]

B.C. Claims Highest EV Uptake Rates in North America

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the roads of British Columbia, Canada, has surged 1,600% in the past six years, the provincial government said on Wednesday. B.C. has gone from 5,000 light-duty EV registrations in 2016 to more than 85,000 today. Much of the credit goes to the province’s CleanBC Go Electric programs and rebates, which […]