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Plant and equipment - Aditional information (Details)

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Plant and equipment - Aditional information (Details)
¥ in Millions, $ in Millions
1 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2017
CNY (¥)
Oct. 16, 2017
CNY (¥)
shares
Oct. 16, 2017
CAD ($)
shares
Sep. 29, 2017
CAD ($)
Sep. 27, 2017
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Contractual Commitments ForAcquisition Of Property Plant And Equipment, Percentage         10.00%
Manufacturing Agreement | Chongqing Zongshen Automobile Co., Ltd.          
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Description of manufacturing agreement payable 50% when Zongshen commences manufacturing the tooling and molds, 40% when Zongshen completes manufacturing the tooling and molds, and 10% upon delivery to the Company of the first production vehicle. At December 31, 2019, the Company has completed the prototype tooling and molds with actual cost of CNY ¥10.1 million ($1.9 million), as assessed by the Company, the prototype tooling and molds will be used for the mass production. The Company had paid 90% of prototype tooling and molds and 89% of the mass production tooling and molds        
Manufacturing Agreement | Chongqing Zongshen Automobile Co., Ltd. | Prototype Tooling and Molds          
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Agreement estimated cost ¥ 9.5     $ 1.8  
Manufacturing Agreement | Chongqing Zongshen Automobile Co., Ltd. | Mass Production Tooling and Molds          
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Agreement estimated cost ¥ 37.0     $ 6.9  
Share Pledge Agreement | Chongqing Zongshen Automobile Co., Ltd. | Prototype Tooling and Molds          
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Agreement estimated cost   ¥ 9.5 $ 1.8    
Share pledge agreement common shares   400,000 400,000