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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 9 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2017
CNY (¥)
Sep. 30, 2019
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Oct. 16, 2017
CNY (¥)
shares
Oct. 16, 2017
CAD ($)
shares
Sep. 29, 2017
CAD ($)
Manufacturing Agreement          
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]          
Description of purchase orders   Company's purchase orders as follows: 30% 60 days prior to scheduled Zongshen production, and 70% after accepted vehicle delivery      
Minimum purchase commitments 2019   5,000      
Minimum purchase commitments 2020   20,000      
Minimum purchase commitments 2021   50,000      
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. As at September 30, 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 has paid 90% of prototype tooling and molds and 78% of the mass production tooling and molds. Depreciation on the production tooling and molds is charged on a per unit produced basis and during the period no units had been produced using the 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 ¥ 39.3       $ 7.8
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 | shares     400,000 400,000