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News GM Canada Committed To Developing EV Charging Solutions In Canada

GM Canada Committed To Developing EV Charging Solutions In Canada

General Motors wants to ensure that an ecosystem will be in place for their upcoming EVs.


  • GM and Cadillac is poised to launch a fleet of EVs over the next few years.

  • In the US, GM has partnered with EVgo to install 2,700 new charging stations.

  • In Canada, GM is actively working with charging station operators.


Electric vehicles offer a number of advantages over petrol-powered vehicles however they still lag behind in “recharging” convenience. GM and Cadillac are working hard to help create a network of charging stations, including at-home solutions.

Cadillac LYRIQ EV Crossover Revealed

The all-new Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV is only one of the steps in Cadillac and GM’s plans to introduce a new EV every six months or so. One major obstacle that cannot be ignored, an element that is in part responsible for Tesla’s success, is a charging network.

GM has announced its partnership with EVgo that will see 2,7000 new charging stations be installed in 40 metropolitan areas in the US over the next five years. As for Canada, General Motors of Canada spokesperson Philippe-André Bisson told Electric Autonomy that GM Canada is actively on the case.

Cadillac LYRIQ | Photo: Cadillac

“In Canada, we’re also committed to investing, incentivizing, and working with companies to bring charging solutions to the Canadian market,” Bisson says. “We’re actively collaborating with charge point operators on approaches to EV infrastructure using a shared charging network to make the charging experience easier for our customers.”

The idea behind these steps is to provide electric vehicle customers with a full and fulfilling experience, and one that is as convenient as possible.

Cadillac LYRIQ | Photo: Cadillac

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Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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