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. 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.

  2. Episode 137 - 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    Join me as I step up to some luxury and safety with Volvo’s first all-electric offering! June 25, 2021As always, I welcome any feedback and questions! Tha...

  3. Hyundai Reveals Range For Ioniq 5 | Vicarious Magazine

    Dan Heyman

    Hyundai has taken the wraps off their range claims now that they’ve completed their North American range tests.

  4. Bev Goodman becomes first Canadian woman to lead Ford of Canada - MRO Magazine

    Mario Cywinski

    Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited named Bev Goodman as its new President and CEO. She became the third woman to hold the roles, and the first since Dianne Craig, who was President and CEO from 2011 until 2017. The first woman to ever lead the Canadian operations was Bobbie Gaunt, who was in charge from 1997, until her retirement in 2000. Goodman; however, is the first Canadian woman to lead the company.

  5. Ford’s All-electric F-150 Lightning Pickup Revealed, Coming Next Spring – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Ford’s All-electric F-150 Lightning Pickup, Coming Next Spring is clearly a milestone vehicle for Ford. and the entire North American auto industry.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. Review: 2021 Nissan Kicks SR – WHEELS.ca

    Dan Heyman

    Fast forward to today and when you consider the Kicks’ sub-$20,000 starting price (recall that the Micra once had a sub-$10,000 starting price, a big deal this day in age) and you can see that now that the Micra is no more in this market, the Kicks slots in nicely as a bit of an alternative. It’s a cool-looking and sparkly thing and it forms an intriguing proposition as a result.

  10. Electrify Canada Debuts Plug&Charge - Plant.ca

    Mario Cywinski

    Electrify Canada has introduced Plug&Charge payment technology, which allows electric vehicle charging by simply plugging in the charger.

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. All new light-duty vehicles sold must be zero-emission by 2035: Government of Canada - Plant.ca

    Mario Cywinski

    The Government of Canada announced a mandatory target that all new light-duty cars and passenger trucks sales be zero-emission by 2035, moving up its previous

  14. Road Test: 2021 Venza Limited | Vicarious Magazine

    Kelly Taylor

    The drive is smooth, the handling is very good. The interior is stylish and the seats are great. The level of comfort inside is superb.

  15. 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.

  16. Automakers declare all-electric future, eventually – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    “E-mobility has won the race,” said VW Group CEO Herbert Diess, upon opening their Power Day recently, “Our goal is to secure the pole position in the global race for batteries.”

  17. 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...

  18. First Drive: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    First Drive 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe: First plug-in hybrid Jeep offers limited electric range, but more power, comfort and traditional off-road, open-air fun

  19. 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.

  20. Modern Motoring - A video review of the 2021 Polestar 2 Electric Vehicle — Modern Mississauga Media

    Jay Kana

    Perks, Quirks & Irks - 2021 POLESTAR 2 - The strong & silent type.



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