Net Worth: Ford to produce parts made entirely from recycled ocean plastics

Toronto, Ontario — Have you ever turned to the ocean for parts sourcing? Well, Ford has–the automaker is dipping a toe into the world of recycled ocean plastics, announcing that the Ford Bronco will feature parts made entirely from repurposed waste pulled from our waters. The part in question is the wiring harness clip—you know, […]

Shining Star: Plug ‘n’ Drive CEO Cara Clairman featured by Toronto Star

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Cara Clairman, president and CEO of Plug ‘n’ Drive, was recently featured in an online profile by the Toronto Star. Clairman started Plug ‘n’ Drive in 2011, and the company serves as a not-for-profit with a mission of accelerating the deployment of electric vehicles to maximize their environmental and economic benefits. Last […]

Pressure’s On: Québec explores extended producer responsibility for ELV electric vehicle battery management

Montréal, Québec ⁠— Propulsion Québec has released a study to “analyze the feasibility of implementing an extended producer responsibility (EPR) mechanism in Quebec.” Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is an approach that seeks to transfer the responsibility for recovery and reclamation of materials to the companies at the origin of their marketing. Essentially, EPR acts as […]