Feb 18th

Natural gas vehicle 101 workshop

Fleet Challenge and the Eastern Canada Information Hub invite you to a workshop on medium and heavy duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs).  Come and learn how NGVs can help you green your fleet and your bottom line. For full details Click Here


October 21-23. 

EVVÉ2013 - Electric Vehicles Conference & Trade Show 

Electric Mobility Canada invites you to attend EVVÉ2013 which is taking place October 21 to 23, atHilton Lac-Leamy, 3 Boulevard du Casino, in Gatineau, Québec, 5 minutes from downtown Ottawa.

This year’s conference theme: Accelerating EV Growth.  It will be a theme-focused program including:

Special meetings/events

• Emerging technologies in energy storage, drive train and infrastructure

• Annual industry – government updates

• Academics involved in EV research and development

• University student competition

• OEM perspective session

• Plenary sessions with keynote speakers


Ten technical sessions addressing topics such as:

• Why EVs – what EVs can contribute to the sustainability of transportation

• Unique Canadian opportunities for EVs

• The electrification of public transit

• The role of fleet managers in accelerating growth

• The role of municipalities in getting ready for EVs

• The role of utilities in getting ready for EVs

• The role of automotive dealers in accelerating EV growth

• Mobile apps and driverless vehicles and their positive impacts on EVs

• Road vehicle automation and electrification of transport

To register:  http://www.emc-mec.ca/evve2013/en/registration.html


June 7, 2013

Drive Electric Conference - Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario.

Windfall Centre is producing an exciting electric mobility conference as a lead up to the 12th annual Windfall Ecology Festival in June.

To register: http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=223&EID=14526

June 24-27

Green Fleet Exposition (GFEx) VIII

Registration is now open for Green Fleet Exposition (GFEx) VIII.   On behalf of Niagara College, Niagara Region, NAFA Ontario, City of Toronto, Ministry of Transportation, Fleet Challenge and Electric Mobility Canada we invite you to join us again this year for GFEx.  

The GFEx team has partnered this year with the Ontario College Motive Power Convention to provide our professionals with more green content over this very exciting event.  Please join us on June 24th June 27th in Niagara.

Highlights of this year's event include:

• Green Vehicle Ride and Drive

• Green Fleet Leadership Awards

• Monroe Ride and Drive

• Technical Clinics featuring New Technologies

• Andy Masters Award Winning Author and International Speaker

• Exhibits from transportation industry vendors and automotive professionals

• Numerous networking opportunities

• Impressive line-up of speakers sharing in the latest and greatest in green vehicles and technology

Registration is filling quickly; space is limited.   

To register please visit https://enterprisesystems.niagaracollege.ca/Forms/MotivePower/

See you at GFEx!

Sponsors and trade booth exhibitors are welcome.


December 8, 2011

FleetWise EV300: Plugging fleets into electric vehicles

FleetWise EV300  in Project Green, Toronto Atmospheric Fund and Plug'nDrive invite you to a free webinar focused on:  Integrating Electric Vehicles into Your Fleet.  Details to log-in to the webinar and connect to audio are as follows:  Link to Login   Read more »

June 2-3, 2011

Mark your calendar for June 2-3, 2011, to attend Green Fleet Expo VI, Canada's premiere showcase for implementing advanced automotive technology in fleets.  Presented by partners City of Hamilton, Public Works Department; City of Toronto, Fleet Services Division; Fleet Challenge and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

June 2, 2011

Formal launch of the Hybrid Idle Reduction System (HIRS™) at Green Fleet Expo VI.

HIRS™ is a pioneering green technology that significantly reduces fuel costs and harmful emissions.  This innovative green technological solution maintains all onboard systems and cab climate control in vehicles – without idling – and with no compromise in performance.  HIRS™ is applicable to any commercial vehicle anywhere.

June 2, 2011

The annual Green Fleet Leadership Awards which are held in conjunction with Green Fleet Expo, will recognize this year's individuals who have demonstrated exemplary personal commitment, actions and successes toward greening fleets.  Award finalists will be announced in early May.

March 22, 2011

Industrial Waste Speed Dating

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Partners in Project Green: A Pearson Eco-Business Zone is the culmination of over a decade of partnership between the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).

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February  15, 2011

Celebration Luncheon for PEMS and HIRS™ stakeholders and supportershosted by FC at the Radisson Admiral Waterfront Hotel.  This is to acknowledge the contributions and ongoing support of those who have helped to develop the ground breaking new technology HIRS™  (Hybrid Idle Reduction System) as part of the FC Police and EMS (PEMS) Vehicle Idling Reduction Demonstration Project.

January 20, 2011

NAFA General Meeting, Ontario Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario - Roger Smith presented to an assembly of 40+ members of the National Association of Fleet Administrators on the topic “A Fresh Look at Renewable Fuels”.  More

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November 30, 2010

Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit, Ottawa, Ontario- theme was Growing Beyond Oil: Delivering Canada’s Energy Future and attracted participants from across North America. 

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October 27-29, 2010

Conservation Areas Workshop-TRCA,Collingwood, Ontario

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority held a workshop attended by members from across Ontario.  R. Smith presented an overview of the E3 and Fleet Review program. TRCA recently completed an E3 Fleet Review and Jim Tucker, coordinator of asset management for the TRCA, wanted to share the benefits derived by his department as a result of completing this process.

workshop program  

September 28 - Oct 1, 2010

Association of Municipal Emergency Medical Services of Ontario, Provincial Annual Conference (AMEMSO), Huntsvile, Ontario - FC was a strong presence at the AMEMSO conference with A. King and J. Lyon of FC first on the agenda presenting about the ‘Police and EMS (PEMS) Vehicle Idling Reduction Demonstration Project’ and the resulting new technology HIRS™ (Hybrid Idle Reduction System).  A PEMS test ambulance vehicle from the County of Simcoe EMS was on display to showcase HIRS™.  FC also hosted an indoor booth meeting with attendees to share project information and answer questions.


September 25, 2010

RET Electric Vehicle Show, Electric Vehicles Showcase, Windsor, Ontario - R. Smith returned to the Renewable Energy Technology (RET) Centre showcasing electric vehicles and charging stations.  The PEMS project Windsor police car was among the outdoor displays and PEMS project supporters, the University of Windsor, were among the organizers. This event garnered local television and newspaper coverage.

The Windsor Star article