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If automakers equip smaller pickups with weight-saving materials and fuel-economy technology, that might also push their price too close to that of a base-level big truck.
Speaking at the Automotive News Canada Congress, Giles Gherson, deputy minister for economic development and growth, said the province's investment in advanced machinery and equipment has slowed.
EVs are in the market, and they're selling. But in most markets, government subsidies are key to sales. Perpetual incentives are not a hallmark of a genuinely successful product.
And if you're commuting to work in a TCV tiny commuter vehicle, like the Vancouver-built Electra Meccanica Solo, Newton's Second Law of Motion – force equals mass times acceleration – won't change.
Autonomous vehicles and how cities will interact with them will be the focus of the Intelligent Transportation Society's (ITS) 2017 World Congress in Montreal Oct. 29 to Nov. 2.
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