A deal is in the works that could see Forge Hydrocarbons Corp. build a renewable diesel facility adjacent to and on the same land as BIOX Corp.’s Sombra ON biodiesel plant. If an agreement is reached, Forge would build a 25 million litre production that BIOX would manage and operate.
Natural Resources Canada is contributing $6.7 million to a $16.9 million project led by AddEnergie Technologies to develop innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging technologies. The company is itself investing $7.3 million with the balancing from various private investors and the Quebec government.
New solar PV modules from Panasonic Corp. could bring increased fuel economy and longer driving range to plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. The HIT Photovoltaic Module for Automobile was recently adopted for the Toyota Prius PHV introduced in February 2017.
GreenPower Motor Company Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tule River Economic Development Corp. (TREDC) to electrify the bus fleet for the First Nations community.
New Flyer Industries Inc. has opened a manufacturing and assembly plant in Jamestown NY. The 40,000 square foot facility will start by manufacturing certain components for up to 10 New Flyer Xcelsior buses per week.