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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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...

  4. 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?

  5. Opinion: Painfully, and belatedly, Honda cedes to engine-less future  – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Honda’s global announcement that it was finally deciding to birth an all-new type of company: an electric company, predominantly with battery electric vehicles

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Honda Enters BEV SUV Ring with Prologue - Plant.ca

    Mario Cywinski

    “The Honda Prologue is our first volume BEV that will be a catalyst to our ongoing path to electrification and our global goal of a zero emissions future,”

  9. SUV Review: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Inscription Expression

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    Need a family vehicle and think you’re ready for a PHEV? You probably are, but read this first to be sure

  10. 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.

  11. Modern Motoring - A video review of the 2021 Lexus ES 300 Hybrid — Modern Mississauga Media

    Jay Kana

    The 2021 Lexus ES 300h is a high-class modern hybrid.

     

  12. Toyota looks 'beyond zero' with new EV

    Kelly Taylor

    Toyota Canada, as part of the carmaker’s global push to launch 70 new electrified vehicles by 2025, will begin selling its first battery electric vehicle, the bZ4X, by the middle of next year, officials announced at a virtual pan-American unveiling this week. The bZ4X will join an exploding new segment of electric vehicles — crossovers — an important development for the adoption of EVs.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Electrify Canada Charges Ahead

    Dan Heyman

    EV range is key…but it isn’t the be all, end all. It’s how you gain your range back (eg. charging) that also need to be considered.

  16. 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.

  17. 6) The price of energy

    Graham Heeps

    Welcome to the latest update from sunny Calgary, where there are signs that the green shoots of recovery might soon apply not just to our snow-battered flora but also to our daily lives!   Having...

  18. 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.”

  19. 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.

  20. Car Review: 2021 Nissan Versa SR

    Matthew Guy

    The econ major sheds its basic roots

     



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