Sun Country Highway Ltd.’s recent acquisition of Vancouver consulting company North of 49 allows the electric vehicle charging station firm to expand into the fleet services business, it said in a statement. The addition of North 49’s former principal Jim Perkins also represents a big boost to this market expansion.
Van Hool NV, a bus manufacturer that uses hydrogen fuel cell modules from Ballard Power Systems, has secured funding under the EU Hydrogen Fuel Cell Joint Undertaking for deployment of 21 fuel cell buses. The funding is part of the 3Emotion Program.
The Electric Circuit, Quebec’s public electric vehicle charging network, is expanding the number of places EV drivers can “fill up.” This week alone, the organization announced the addition of 10 new stations to its network.
An agreement between Nissan Canada Inc. and The Electric Circuit will see 25 new electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations installed in Quebec. The deal was announced at the Montreal International Auto Show and is part of a new push by The Electric Circuit to deploy as many as 50 new charging stations along major road corridors and in large urban centres.
Electric vehicles (EVs) powered by low-emitting energy sources such as wind, solar and hydro, and even natural gas can have a significant impact in reducing negative health impacts such as mortality rates caused from transportation emissions, according to a study from the University of Minnesota.