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Did you know that only 1% of school buses in Quebec are electric? Transportation is responsible for 43% of our GHG emissions in Quebec. To respond to the climate crisis, we know that we need to improve all of our transport systems, and school buses are one piece of the puzzle. The good news is that Quebec is very well positioned in the school bus electrification sector. What...
Actualité - 29 avril 2021 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Organization
The 2nd edition of Quebec’s Electric Vehicle Week (EV Week Quebec) will get started on Monday, October 19, with actor/playwright Christine Beaulieu as spokesperson once again. This year’s activities and events will be held virtually.
Actualité - 16 octobre 2020 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Transportation
Montreal, October 16, 2020 – The 2nd edition of Quebec’s Electric Vehicle Week (EV Week Quebec) will get started on Monday, October 19, with actor/playwright Christine Beaulieu as spokesperson once again. This year’s activities and events will be held virtually.
Communiqué - 16 octobre 2020 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Public Intervention
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 mai 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 août 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 juin 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 janvier 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