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Canada Scores Well in KPMG’s Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

Canada Scores Well in KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index urban mobility keolis navya public transport

Southern Ontario has a perfect ecosystem to support research and testing TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW/ – A new report from KPMG International shows Canada is well down the road to being ready for a world of self-driving vehicles. The 2018 KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI) examined the key factors required for countries to meet the challenges of a

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UPS Delivery by Bicycle Unveils Cargo Bike in Canada

UPS launches cargo bike in Canada sustainable urban mobility logistics delivery last mile

Cargo bike delivery pilot targets urban logistic challenges MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ – (NYSE:UPS) UPS Canada is using a custom-made cargo bike to deliver packages in and around the York University campus, as part of a pilot program to test the potential of delivery by bike in the City of Toronto. The success and learnings from this pilot

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Electric Vehicle Quotas Imposed on Carmakers Will Drive Up Car Prices

Canada Electric Vehicle EV Credit Quotas System Imposed on Carmakers Will Drive Up Car Prices Montreal Economic Institute MEI

MONTREAL, CNW Telbec/ –   EV Sales Quota & Credit System Starting with their 2018 models, carmakers will be faced with electric and hybrid vehicle sales quotas. Most carmakers will have to accumulate a number of “credits” equal to 3.5% of their sales, increasing gradually to 22% in 2025. Carmakers that fall short will have to buy the credits they’re

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Electric Vehicle Subsidies is the Most Expensive Way to Reduce GHG Emissions

Electric Vehicle Subsidies is the Most Expensive Way to Reduce GHG Emissions EV car sales Canada Malaysia sustainable urban mobility Montreal Economic Institute

Subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles have little effect on GHG emissions and are much more expensive than other incentive measures.   Sell More Electric Vehicles with Subsidies While Quebec and Ontario are trying to stimulate the sale of electric vehicles any way they can, an Economic Note published today by the MEI shows that subsidizing the purchase of such vehicles is the

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Ottawa gets Additional Funding for Light Rail Transit Extension

Ottawa gets Additional Funding for Light Rail Transit stage 2 Extension one billion dollar announce by prime minister Justin Trudeau

Canada’s Public Transit System A modern public transit system means shorter commute times, less air pollution, more time with family and friends, and stronger economic growth. Now is the time to invest in building new urban transit networks.     Ottawa’s LRT Extension Last month, The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced up to $1.09 billion in funding for the Ottawa Light Rail

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025

UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025 hybrid electric vehicle

Aggressive Sustainability Goals MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, support UPS’s commitment to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global ground operations 12

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Canada Partners China in Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Urban Transit Vehicle Development

Canada Partners China in Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Urban Transit Vehicle Development hydrogenics Blue-G Yixing electric auto

The Government of Canada is committed to deepening its trade relationship with China, creating benefits for Canadians while helping China curb pollution and meet its climate change objectives.  June 8, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, witnessed the signing of a US$50 million purchase and licensing agreement between Toronto’s Hydrogenics Corporation and China’s Blue-G New Energy Science & Technology

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Canadian Government Develops Zero-Emissions Vehicle Strategy

Government Develops Zero-Emissions Vehicle Strategy for Canada electric vehicle sustainable urban mobility

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced on May 26 that the Government of Canada is moving forward to develop a sustainable urban mobility strategy by increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS) on Canadian roads by 2018.   Transportation & Emissions Transportation accounts for about 24 percent of Canada’s emissions,

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Nova Bus Equips Montreal with its First Electric Buses

Nova Bus equips Montreal Canada with electric bus sustainable urban mobility electric vehicle

MONTREAL, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Nova Bus is proud to announce that, since this week, Montreal is the first city in North America to put Nova Bus 100% electric buses in service. These buses were delivered by Nova Bus factories in Saint-Eustache and Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada. It is within the framework of the Montreal City Mobility project that three

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UITP Global Public Transport Summit – Montréal 2017

UITP Global Public Transport Summit - Montréal 2017 urban mobility

MONTRÉAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – While the delegates to the 62nd  Global Public Transport Summit of the International Association of Public Transport / Union internationale des transports publics (UITP) prepare to leave Montréal, the two host organizations, Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) and Société de transport de Montréal (STM), have produced a very positive assessment of the event.   A Record

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