AJAC EcoMonth

About AJAC EcoMonth

EcoMonth activities will take place across Canada in AJAC journalists’ home markets with location visits and drive routes mapped for between 20 to 25 member participants. This allows us to communicate the many health and economic benefits of clean driving and technology to Canadians in a manner that’s safe yet effective for all involved.




EcoMonth Articles

  1. Episode 136 - 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Rubicon PHEV Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    I take out Jeep’s iconic brand for a drive and review this newer PHEV offering! June 14, 2021As always, I welcome any feedback and questions! Thanks for W...

  2. General Motors signals an all out commitment to EVs with announcements on accessibility and battery factories

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    GM is "doing everything we can to ensure EVs get to our customers as quickly as possible to build that EV future.”

  3. Review: 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Review 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge: a comfortably luxurious and roomy upscale plug-in hybrid, its carryover powertrain and familiar minimalist design motifs are lavishly modern.

  4. Review: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited – WHEELS.ca

    Dan Heyman

    As a result, the RAV4 – like the Corolla, or the Chevrolet Impala once was, or the Ford Escape – has always had the acrimonious “this is what you think of when you hear the word ‘car’” designation; that is to say notable and popular, but also ubiquitous and gone from memory soon as it passes through your direct line of sight at the intersection. Probably because it was finished in grey. Or silver.

  5. Review: 2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid – WHEELS.ca

    Evan Williams

    The Panamera was a joy on these roads in hybrid mode. The rear-steer shrinking the turning radius in the tight bits, the adaptive dampers soaking up everything the pavement had to offer and enhanced by the alarmingly small amount of body roll thanks to the active anti-roll bars underneath. Warning signs for slow curves? Forget about them in the Panamera, as long as you can see around the other side. The car just turned, stuck, and went in near silence.

  6. PEI takes unique steps with its aggressive new EV rebates  – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Prince Edward Island will offer the highest used EV rebate in the country at $5,000, versus $2,000 offed for used EVs in neighbouring provinces.

  7. Production Accelerated for BrightDrop EV600 - Plant.ca

    Mario Cywinski

    General Motors will end production of the Chevrolet Equinox at its CAMI Assembly plant in April 2022.

  8. 2021 Lincoln Aviator PHEV review | Car Reviews | Auto123

    Dan Heyman

    Auto123 reviews the 2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring PHEV, designed to take things a step further with this model.

  9. Shanghai show brings Tesla turmoil, and EVs aplenty – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    But also unveiled some remarkable models slated to head to North America, at some point

  10. Episode 135 - Part 2 - 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    A follow up to Episode 126. Since I’ve had more time to spend with this vehicle, I provide some additional information on driving, energy efficiency and usa...

  11. Tested: 2021 Toyota Sienna XSE - East Coast Tester

    Richard Russell

    Who knew you could get compact car fuel mileage in a big seven-passenger minivan? The 2021 Toyota Sienna features a hybrid powertrain.

  12. Chevrolet Covers Cost of Home EV Charge Outlet - PLANT

    Mario Cywinski

    Chevrolet Canada will be covering the cost of the standard installation of a Level 2 (240-volt) charging home outlet, for customers who buy or lease a 2022

  13. 2021 Toyota Sienna XSE Review

    Graham Heeps

    The 2021 Toyota Sienna gains new styling, a hybrid-only powertrain, reworked interior design & tech. But how sporty is the XSE trim, really?

  14. Little zoom or range in upcoming electric Mazda MX-30 crossover – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Mazda Canada confirmed this morning that the plug-in Mazda MX-30 compact crossover is slated to arrive in Canada this fall.

  15. New EV arrivals in Canada include one cost-friendly debut and several six-figure offerings

    Michael Bettencourt

    The number of new EVs arriving in the Canadian market for Q2 is not huge, but includes some significant launches

  16. 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost review | Car Reviews | Auto123

    Dan Heyman

    Auto123 reviews the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost edition, which at 430 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque is the most powerful F-150 around. For now.

  17. North American Preview: Hyundai Ioniq 5 – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Hyundai’s all-electric Ioniq 5 crossover to also offer smaller battery in Canada versus the U.S. Hyundai Canada will offer a smaller 58 kWh battery.

  18. Perks, Quirks & Irks - 2022 HYUNDAI TUCSON HYBRID - Challenging the RAV4 Hybrid

    Jay Kana

    The all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid boasts terrific fuel consumption, a posh interior and ample power.Is it enough to sway RAV4 Hybrid prospects?TikTok is...

  19. Review: 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage SE – WHEELS.ca

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    Enter the Mitsubishi Mirage. While other automakers are dropping their subcompact cars – Nissan Micra? Gone. Hyundai Accent? Gone. Toyota Yaris and Mazda2? Long gone – here’s Mitsubishi putting another refresh on its itty-bitty hatch, and all while rebranding itself as an SUV-focused brand.

  20. Prime time to electrify last-mile deliveries | Corporate Knights

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    Surge in online shopping is driving up delivery emissions. Corporate leaders need to be buying all-electric starting now



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