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Event summary produced by The Globe and Mail Events team. The Globe’s editorial department was not involved.

Electric vehicles are finally at an inflection point as automakers, policy makers and consumers strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Technological advances, higher oil prices and the price of carbon are combining to grow the appeal of electric. At the same time challenges such as purchase cost, charging infrastructure and range persist, leaving consumers to wonder if the time is indeed right to buy.

On November 24, The Globe and Mail hosted a webcast providing insights for consumers who are curious about electric.

Missed the live event or would like to view it again? Scroll down to the video player below.

Globe Drive Contributing Writer, Petrina Gentile, spoke with a panel of experts what to consider before buying an electric vehicle.

Speakers:

  • Stephen Beatty, Vice-President, Corporate, Toyota Canada
  • Rebekah Young, Vice President, Head of Inclusion and Resilience Economics, Scotiabank
  • J.D. Ney, Automotive Industry Practice Leader, J.D. Power
  • Carolyn Kim, Senior Director, Communities and Decarbonization Group, Pembina Institute

Watch the full discussion (60 minutes) below.

The Globe and Mail presented the event with sponsor support from Toyota. The event included a representative from Toyota, along with other speakers who participated independently at The Globe’s invitation.

Event summary produced by The Globe and Mail Events team. The Globe’s editorial department was not involved.