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Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, with more than 43,000 on the roads in Québec. Équiterre encourages active and public transportation and advocates for the electrification of transportation. Its Running Electric campaign, supported by Transition énergétique Québec, seeks to demystify the benefits of owning an electric vehicle, with a number of practical tools.
Actualité - 5 June 2019 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Transportation
Équiterre’s Running Electric Campaign in full swing for Electric Vehicle Week
Communiqué - 27 May 2019 - Tag : Electric Vehicle, Transportation
The arrival of spring is synonymous with the release of government budgets. Never before have the expectations of environmental organizations and ordinary citizens been so high when it comes to protecting the environment and fighting climate change. People and organizations throughout the world are mobilizing, including going on strike on behalf of the climate, and signing...
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
Discover the testimonials of employees who have taken part in the Electrifying Encounters at Work and had the chance to test drive an electric vehicle.   Bell Canada                                          Bridgestone Canada (in french only)
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
Learn about the different types of electric vehicles, battery charging options, costs and potential savings, operating range, environmental impact and energy consumption.             What are the different types of electric vehicles? There are four types of vehicles that rely on electric components at the level of either the engine, the braking...
Solution - 31 August 2017 - Tag : Electric vehicles, Electrifying encounters, Transportation
DATE: Monday December 5th TIME: 10:30 - 12:00 (come early for refreshments!) LOCATION: Alex Trebek Hall, uOttawa (157 Séraphin-Marion Private) What policies would put Canada amongst the world's leaders in clean transportation? Despite the recent hype surrounding electric vehicles, a transition to electric mobility will not happen without strong climate policy. Professor Jonn...
Événement - 30 November 2016 - Tag : Electrification of transportation, Public Lectures, Transportation