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Tesla victory in Ontario explains how Ford targeted the carmaker

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 12:45 PM | By Caroline Jageman

In a decision released on Aug. 27, Tesla scored a significant victory over the new Ontario government. The court quashed and set aside the province’s “unlawful exercises of discretion” contained in its announced wind-down of Ontario’s subsidies program for electric vehicle purchases — a wind down from which only Tesla and its customers had been excluded.

Background

One fallout from the nixing of Ontario’s cap-and-trade program was the resulting cancellation of greenhouse-gas reduction programs funded by cap-and-trade proceeds, like the Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program...