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Honda to get up to $5B in government assistance for EV battery, assembly plants

Honda to get up to $5B in government assistance for EV battery, assembly plants

Honda is set to build an electric vehicle battery plant next to its Alliston, Ont.
What's a Barnacle? It's yellow, sticks and screams if you try to pry it off your car

What's a Barnacle? It's yellow, sticks and screams if you try to pry it off your car

Barnacles have appeared on vehicles in Saskatchewan's capital, but they're not sticky little water-dwelling crustaceans.
Victoria EV owners to be allowed to charge vehicles on street with cords

Victoria EV owners to be allowed to charge vehicles on street with cords

Fees for DC fast chargers will also be based on the amount of power delivered rather than time they are in use
John Ducker: Parallel parking an unavoidable, vital skill

John Ducker: Parallel parking an unavoidable, vital skill

You won’t pass your road test unless you can parallel park. And yet, many drivers admit to an unconquerable fear around reversing a car into a parking space.
Why is Montreal a stolen car export hub? Jurisdiction limits and size, officials say

Why is Montreal a stolen car export hub? Jurisdiction limits and size, officials say

The Port of Montreal said it works closely with police and border services, but port officials can open containers only to save someone's life or prevent environmental damage, said spokeswoman Renée Larouche. 
John Ducker: Don't be blind to the dangers of night driving

John Ducker: Don't be blind to the dangers of night driving

When it’s hard to see, risk for accidents increases because road hazards are harder to spot, signs harder to read and overall judgment starts to fail.
John Ducker: Multi-tasking is another form of distracted driving

John Ducker: Multi-tasking is another form of distracted driving

Whether fiddling with the entertainment system, handling and eating food or attending to other tasks, momentary inattention while driving can have disastrous results.
Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla sales fell sharply last quarter as competition increased worldwide, electric vehicle sales growth slowed, and price cuts failed to lure more buyers.
John Ducker: Watching for trouble at intersections

John Ducker: Watching for trouble at intersections

Remember to slow down, even on a green light because just easing your foot off the gas gives you more time to react if necessary.
John Ducker: Keep kids safe from the dangers of hot cars

John Ducker: Keep kids safe from the dangers of hot cars

North America-wide, about 38 children die each year from being left in an overheated vehicle. They are tragic circumstances beyond imagination. Why does it happen?