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As the public health crisis is pushing governments to work towards an economic recovery, electrification of our transportation systems constitutes a winning strategy, allowing us to not only reduce the environmental footprint of the cars on the road but also help develop an industrial sector which could potentially create a significant number of quality jobs.
Actualité - 29 May 2020 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Transportation
School transport 101 In Quebec, 8,000 school buses take about 500,000 children to school and home again every day. These children spend on average 180 hours on buses during the school year. By the time they finish high school, they will have spent over 2,000 hours on buses.
Actualité - 31 August 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Clean transportation, electric bus, Electric vehicles
Recharge your batteries this summer—literally and figuratively! It’s a common misconception that electric cars are designed just for driving around town and that there aren’t enough charging stations for longer trips. Not true! The charging network has expanded dramatically throughout Quebec and the rest of Canada in recent years and electric vehicles (EVs)...
Check out the various initiatives organized by municipalities, public transit authorities and businesses all across Quebec. This section lists only the major projects and is by no means exhaustive. This section also provides references to help bring you up to date on the latest developments in the area of transportation electrification in Quebec. PUBLIC TRANSIT...
Solution - 28 June 2018 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Electrifying encounters, Transportation
Équiterre applauds the new regulation on zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) made at the end of 2017 by the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Isabelle Melançon. According to government projections, this new ZEV standard will ensure that by the year 2025, 10% of new-vehicle sales or rentals will consist of zero-emission vehicles (...
Actualité - 15 January 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Electric vehicles, Fight against climate change, Transportation
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:  September 19: 12 to 1 pm: Kiosk - Cafeteria or outside entrance September 19: 3 to 7 pm: Test drives – Unionized employee parking lot September 21: 12 to 1 pm: Kiosk - Cafeteria or outside entrance September 21: 5 to 8 pm: Test drives – Unionized employee parking lot "Fill up on energy" contest *This contest is reserved...
                   Webinars: September 17th - 12 to 12:55 pm (Montreal time) - ENGLISH Link to access the webinar: Electric Vehicle 101 September 18th - 12 to 12h55 pm (Montreal time) - FRENCH 
To fight climate change, the Quebec government has made a commitment to reduce the province’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 20% below the 1990 level by 2020 and to 37.5% by 2030. One of the only ways to reach this goal is to make major structural changes in the area of transportation.    
Thanks to financial support provided via the Government of Quebec’s Climate Action Program, the Electrifying Encounters at work campaign will give thousands of employees the opportunity to test drive electric vehicles and take part in educational activities on the theme of transportation electrification at their workplace.
                ASSESS YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS It’s important to know your travel habits in order to choose the most appropriate vehicle for your situation. Overestimating how much range you actually need can have an impact on the choice of model, the vehicle cost as well as the environment.
Solution - 31 August 2017 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Electrifying encounters, Transportation