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Trudeau, Ford to mark electric vehicle manufacturing ‘milestone’ in Ingersoll, Ont.
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Trudeau, Ford to mark electric vehicle manufacturing ‘milestone’ in Ingersoll, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to make an announcement this afternoon in southwestern Ontario about electric vehicle manufacturing. Trudeau will be joined by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the province’s Economic Development Minister Vic Fedeli for an announcement at 12:15 p.m. in Ingersoll, Ont.Trudeau’s itinerary says the announcement will “mark a milestone in manufacturing electric vehicles.” Trending Now Trending Now The town is home to the General Motors CAMI production plant, which the automaker announced in April would be retooled by the end of the year into what it called the country’s first full-scale commercial electric vehicle production facility.The provincial and federal governments each invested $259 million toward that project and GM...
NASA technology could make EV charging uber fast. Details here
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NASA technology could make EV charging uber fast. Details here

NASA is working on a new technology that is claimed to make electric vehicle charging significantly quicker than now. By : HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 23 Oct 2022, 10:54 AM New technology could reduce EV charging time substantially. (REUTERS) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is claimed to have developed a new technology that makes the electric vehicle charging process significantly quicker than now. NASA claims this new and advanced technology can be handy for high-power DC charging stations. A NASA team working under Purdue University professor Issam Mudawar has developed a Flow Boiling and Condensation Experiment (FBCE) technology, which enabled dual-phase fluid flow and heat transfer experiments in the microgravity environment on the I...
Rivian recalls about 13,000 vehicles
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Rivian recalls about 13,000 vehicles

Rivian Automotive said Friday it is recalling almost all the vehicles it has delivered to customers in order to tighten a loose fastener that could affect drivers' ability to steer. The Electric truck and SUV maker, which was founded in 2009, said it is recalling about 13,000 vehicles because a fastener connecting the vehicles' front upper-control arm and steering knuckle may not be torqued enough. There have been seven reports potentially related to the issue, but no injuries have been reported, Rivian said. "If you experience excessive noise, vibration or harshness from the front suspension, or a change in steering performance or feel, you should call immediately," Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe wrote in a letter to vehicle owners. The company base...
Guelph, Wellington, Ont. part of electric vehicle charging station strategy – Guelph
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Guelph, Wellington, Ont. part of electric vehicle charging station strategy – Guelph

Pretty soon, finding a place to charge an electric vehicle will be as common as finding a gas station to fill up. Several southwestern Ontario municipalities, including the City of Guelph and the County of Wellington, have come together to develop an electric vehicle charging network strategy.The strategy would plan, among other things, where electric vehicle charging stations would be located along a corridor that stretches from the 401 Highway to the Bruce Peninsula.Karen Chisholme, climate change and sustainability manager with the County of Wellington, says with more people purchasing electric vehicles, they want to be in a position where they are ready to have these charging stations available.“It’s not that we think we will draw more people with electric vehicles to the area...