On April 7, the Gouvernement du Québec unveiled its 2011-2020 action plan for electric vehicles. Québec has already taken first steps towards promoting the use of electricity in transportation, but its very first action plan for electric vehicles includes a series of new measures that go even further.
“The 2011-2020 action plan for electric vehicles is a key element in our effort to change our transportation habits,” said Premier Jean Charest. “We intend to transform Québec society into a North American leader in the field of sustainable mobility through the use of hydroelectricity. The ultimate goal is to create an individual and collective transportation chain fuelled by electricity.”
The action plan provides for initiatives aimed at: