Propulsion Québec receives $8 million to launch EV charging and smart transportation development programs

The funding, from the federal and provincial governments, will support installation of over 600 new public EV chargers in the province and help launch several business development initiatives, including a defence-focused project, to boost Quebec’s intelligent EV industrial cluster

PDAC 2022 features a heavy emphasis on optimizing the mining world for the EV revolution

As the world moves toward electrification and electric vehicles, many discussions at PDAC, the annual international mining conference in Toronto, centred around Canada’s opportunity to leverage its unique resource base and policy environment to supply the critical minerals that will drive the revolution forward

Videotron adding 100 Ford E-Transit electric vans to its fleet this summer

With the new Ford vehicles, and related charging infrastructure, 20 per cent of Videotron’s 900-vehicle fleet will be electrified — in step with parent company Quebecor’s commitment to have a fully zero-emission fleet by 2030

A buddy program in Quebec demonstrates how peer-to-peer assistance helps get more drivers into EVs

Through local events, webinars and a buddy network Quebec-based pairing program, Jumelage, aim helps future EV owners get comfortable behind the wheel of their zero-emission ride

Some Canadian car rental and car-sharing companies are going to great lengths to pivot to EVs

More short-term, subscriber and traveller drivers are demanding electric vehicles and Canada’s car rental and car-sharing companies are responding, adding ZEVs to their fleets even in the face of supply chain and economic challenges

Growing e-bike popularity in Canada takes the national spotlight on World Bike Day

June 3rd is World Bike Day and Canada is seeing a rapid uptake of battery-powered electric bikes from coast-to-coast as more providers and riders hit the roads