Canada to build 160 Ontario fast chargers | Automotive Industry News

Canada is to commit C$8m (US$6m) to build 160 speedy chargers at seventy three destinations for EVs across Ontario.

Funding is provided through Natural Sources Canada’s Electric Vehicle and Different Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative (EVAFIDI) and will allow Hydro One and Ontario Electrical power Generation (OPG) to build 1 of the Province’s major EV networks.

The investment decision is portion of the Authorities of Canada’s dedication to help eco-friendly infrastructure projects and aid reach the target of 100% of passenger zero-emission car or truck product sales by 2040.

To reach the target, the governing administration is investing a lot more than C$300m to help the establishment of a coast-to-coast network of speedy-chargers for EVs, charging stations at condominium properties, community destinations and workplaces, as properly as hydrogen stations in metropolitan centres.

“Our governing administration is dedicated to supporting ground breaking, eco-friendly infrastructure projects that will provide us closer to a aggressive, zero-emissions transportation sector,” claimed Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Market, Navdeep Bains.