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Will electric vehicles increase the severity of motor vehicle injuries?

September 12, 2021 by Jason Contant

Occupants in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid models are less likely to be injured in a crash than people in similar gas-powered vehicles, according to a new report. Lithium-ion batteries is the primary power source for today’s EVs. This means

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Feds says all new cars, light-duty trucks will be zero-emission vehicles by 2035

June 29, 2021 Stephanie Taylor - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The Liberal government is speeding up its goal for when it wants to see all light-duty vehicles sold in Canada to be electric. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced Tuesday that by 2035 all new cars and light-duty trucks

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How Canada’s electric vehicle infrastructure is improving

April 4, 2019 Ian Bickis - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The electric vehicle road trip is becoming a practical reality as an increasing number of players work to close gaps in Canada’s fast-charger networks and ease fears of getting stranded along the way. New entrants like Petro-Canada and

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Quebec electric vehicle law sparks concern within automotive industry

January 24, 2017 Ross Marowits - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – Automakers are expressing concern that it will be difficult to comply with a new law in Quebec that requires them to sell a minimum number of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Starting with the 2018 model

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Ontario Liberals won’t confirm published details of Climate Change Action Plan

May 17, 2016 Keith Leslie and Allison Jones - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Ontario’s environment minister insists the province won’t eliminate natural gas for home heating as part of a soon-to-be-released plan to fight climate change. Glen Murray refused to confirm or deny a Globe and Mail report saying the province