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. 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.

  2. 2021 Lincoln Aviator versus the plug-in Aviator Grand Touring  – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    2021 Lincoln Aviator versus the plug-in Aviator Grand Touring: The Aviator GT clearly justifies its extra price tag in a number of ways that add up nicely in the final tally,

  3. First Drive: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid | Vicarious Magazine

    Dan Heyman

    he Hyundai Tucson is all-new for 2022, and it comes to us as one of the first Hyundais to display the “Parametric Exterior” design language that Hyundai is turning to for their future products. It stands to reason that they’d choose the Tucson to do so, as it is the brand’s bestseller and some may argue its flagship as a result. And if it’s the flagship, you want it flying your best, brightest and freshest colours, right? It starts with […]

  4. 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.”

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Select RWD

    Matthew Guy

    Take a spin with us in the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. This is the 266 hp single-motor Select trim with a Standard Range battery, meaning it is the least expen...

  8. 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.”

  9. 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...

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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?

  16. 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

  17. 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

  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. 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

  20. Cooking with... gas-electric?

    Kelly Taylor

    MIDDLE OF NOWHERE — Coconut-crusted shrimp are crisping in the air fryer and vegetables are sizzling on the electric grill. Lunch is almost ready, but despite the use of electric appliances, no Manitoba Hydro electrons were the least bit inconvenienced in the process.



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