Ontario desperately needs to play catchup on EVs, and jobs are on the line

By Matt Bubber, Globe and Mail, March 16, 2022

News that Honda is retooling its plant in Alliston, Ont., to produce hybrid vehicles, including the 2023 CR-V Hybrid crossover, is a precious bit of good news for the province, which is struggling to gain a slice of the US$515-billion that the auto industry is investing in an unprecedented pivot to electric vehicles.

...As it stands, Ontario is lagging way behind when it comes to EV adoption, and is at risk of missing out on the EV and battery manufacturing boom as well. The provincial government needs to get much more serious about EVs, and fast.


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