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Canada Pumping More than $100M into EV Infrastructure

Nation looking to expand its "green" efforts.

by on Mar.31, 2016

Canada is investing more than $100 million in its EV infrastructure during the next two years.

Under its new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada is looking for ways to increase the sales of electric vehicles to help with the nation’s commitment to fight global warming.

“We believe that a strong commitment to the development of alternative transportation fuel infrastructure, coupled with electric vehicle (EV) incentives offered on a provincial level, will continue to support the adoption of clean technology vehicles in Canada as widespread charging infrastructure and price-competitive EVs help attract consumers to the market,” BMI Research said in a new report.

Come Along for the Ride!

The Canadian government’s 2016 Budget proposes to provide 62.5 million Canadian dollars during the next over the next two years to Natural Resources Canada in order to support the deployment of infrastructure for alternative transportation fuels, including charging infrastructure for EVs and natural gas and hydrogen re-fueling stations.  (more…)