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June 1, 2011
Toronto, Hamilton, Province of Ontario and Fleet Challenge Ontario host the sixth annual Green Fleet Expo (GFX)
  
It's another year to showcase groundbreaking green vehicles and technologies at their best. The cities of Toronto and Hamilton, the Ministry of Transportation, and Fleet Challenge Ontario come together to host the sixth annual Green Fleet Expo (GFX).

Fleet managers from across North America will gather to discuss green fleets, participate in discussions with green vehicle manufacturers, check out the displays of transportation industry exhibitors and test drive a selection of green vehicles during this two-day expo.

Representatives from the City of Hamilton will officially open GFX 2011. Carol Layton, Deputy Minister of Transportation will lead the panel of Province of Ontario senior officials discussing their support for green fleets on day one. The popular ride-and-drive opportunity, allowing participants to test drive the latest electric vehicle technology, takes place on day two.

Dates and Times: Thursday, June 2, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Friday, June 3, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
June 2 - 8 a.m. - Welcome Message
1 p.m. - Minister’s speech: Carol Layton, Deputy Minister of Transportation
June 3 - 10:30 a.m. - Ride and Drive: Test drive the latest electric vehicle technology
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton, 1224 Upper James St., Hamilton

Note: Vehicles will be available for members of the media to test drive. Please see staff onsite for details.

More information on GFX VI is available at http://www.toronto.ca/fleet/expo.htm.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



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Cindy Bromley
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cbromley@toronto.ca

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416-392-6786
kfraser@toronto.ca

 

 

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