DHL and Fortigo Freight Services, one of Canada's largest fleet management companies, said they had preordered Tesla's electric truck unveiled earlier this month to test on limited routes.
Ontario’s Loblaw Companies has reserved 25 Tesla Semis, making the grocery chain among the first purchasers of the new electric truck.
Customers are starting to place orders for Tesla's new all-electric Semi, including Walmart and a grocery chain in the Detroit 3 automakers' backyard. Some of the Walmart trucks are heading to Canada.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau and two senators quietly travelled to Silicon Valley to meet officials from Tesla and Proterra, which makes electric buses.
A Canadian investment fund will launch the world's first “future car” exchange-traded fund, giving investors one-stop access to companies involved in electric, autonomous and connected car supply chains.