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September 22, 2011
City of Toronto and Electric Mobility Canada host 2011 Electric Vehicles Conference and Trade Show
  
The City of Toronto's Fleet Services Division, in partnership with Electric Mobility Canada, will present the 2011 Electric Vehicles Conference and Trade Show September 26 to 28 at the Allstream Centre. Leading auto manufacturers will showcase groundbreaking electric vehicle technologies and offer exceptional learning opportunities to discuss electric vehicle innovations, infrastructure and policies.

Media are invited to attend a Ride and Drive event on September 26 where they can choose to "ride" and learn about an electric vehicle or "drive" and test drive a vehicle first-hand. On-site, plug-in charged vehicles from which to choose include the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi iMiev and a Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.

Through its Green Fleet Plan, Toronto has added 117 new green vehicles to its fleet and continues to replace older vehicles with green vehicle technologies.

Dates & Times: Monday, September 26 to Wednesday, September 28, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Media Ride and Drive: Monday, September 26 at 2 p.m.
Free public admission: Wednesday, September 28, 6 to 9 p.m.

Location: Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Blvd

Full information about the 2011 Electric Vehicles Conference and Trade Show is available at http://www.toronto.ca/fleet and http://www.emc-mec.ca.

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.

Media Contact
Cindy Bromley
Finance & Administration Communications Manager
416-392-4993
cbromley@toronto.ca

Kazia Fraser
Communications & Marketing Consultant
416-392-6786
kfraser@toronto.ca

 

 

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