Robert Asselin offers his thoughts on Canada’s electric vehicle industry to The Logic.

“We could use procurement as a demand-driven policy to make sure that our startups, SMEs, or even companies who do R&D here have a market for these new products and services. If the government would say, ‘All my fleet will be [in] the next 10 years,’ that would make a difference. We have to work on the demand side, so that you build some scale. Once you have critical mass, then it’s great to export elsewhere in the world.”