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June 18, 2012
Green Fleet Expo still going strong in its seventh year
  
The seventh annual Green Fleet Expo (GFX), hosted by Niagara Region and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), and in partnership with the City of Toronto, Electric Mobility Canada and Fleet Challenge Ontario, will showcase the latest in green vehicles and technologies on June 21 and 22.

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 Niagara Region and MTO will officially open GFX 2012 on June 21. A number of industry professionals will be available on day one of the expo to discuss their green fleet initiatives. These discussions will also be made available via live webcasts for those unable to attend that day. Day two features the popular ride-and-drive, allowing participants to test drive the latest electric vehicle technology.

Official welcome
Date: Thursday, June 21
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Sheraton Four Points, 3530 Schmon Parkway, Thorold

Ride and Drive
Date: Friday, June 22
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Sheraton Four Points, 3530 Schmon Parkway, Thorold

The Green Fleet Expo will run from Thursday, June 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, June 22 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. More information on GFX is available at http://www.toronto.ca/fleet/expo.htm.

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

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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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416-392-4993
cbromley@toronto.ca

Justine Kintanar
Communications & Marketing Consultant
416-397-4054
jkintan@toronto.ca

 

 

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