Clean Energy Canada Webinar: Fixing Canada’s car conundrum

Clean Energy Canada is hosting a new webinarFixing Canada’s car conundrum, with special guests Colin McKerracher from BloombergNEF, Flavio Volpe from the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, and Jerry Dias from Unifor. Join us on Wednesday, February 17, at 9am PT / 12pm ET for a pointed conversation on how Canada can cut its growing auto emissions while carving out space for its auto sector in the growing global EV market. Register here.
The webinar will feature Bloomberg New Energy Finance Head of Advanced Transport Colin McKerracher, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe, and Unifor President Jerry Dias.

Canada has a car conundrum. According to the International Energy Agency, Canadians drive the most polluting cars in the world. And over the past 20 years, carbon pollution from transportation has gone up. Meanwhile, the auto sector is down. Once a global top-five auto manufacturer, Canada now doesn’t even crack the top 10.

But there are recent signs of change, with a few major automakers announcing plans to bring EV production here. Will this be enough for Canada to fix its car conundrum and carve out a space in the growing global EV market? If not, what more will it take?

Join Clean Energy Canada for a pointed conversation to explore these topics with experts Colin McKerracher from BloombergNEF, Flavio Volpe from the APMA and Jerry Dias from Unifor.

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