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 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

     

  6. Ford Looks for Lightning Strike with Electric F-150 - PLANT

    Mario Cywinski

    Electric vehicles are nothing new, they have been around much longer than many people realize. Innovators who have tried to make electricity work in a vehicle, have usually come up against a number of prohibiting factors, with cost usually being on top, but another major factor being consumer adoption.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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,”

  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. 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...

  12. Episode 136 - 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Rubicon PHEV Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    I take out Jeep’s iconic brand for a drive and review this newer PHEV offering! June 14, 2021As always, I welcome any feedback and questions! Thanks for W...

  13. 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...

  14. 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.

  15. 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.”

  16. 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

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.



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