Quebec

Quebec’s Assets

Quebec's Assets

Quebec’s Assets

Quebec is in an excellent position to aspire to occupy a leading position in the leading pack of this sector, which is decisive for the success of the electric vehicle revolution.

This decision is based on a firm commitment to take a major turn to support the sustainable development of our economy and the fight against climate change, a desire that has been reconfirmed several times. It also relies on comparative advantages linked to the resources and know-how of Quebec, assets on which we can always count.

Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is a renewable and abundant energy source at a highly competitive price. Hydro-Quebec’s network can sustain the energy requirements of a million electric vehicles.

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Minerals

Minerals

Minerals

The province’s territory abounds in strategic mineral deposits such as lithium, aluminum, graphite, titanium, phosphate, and cobalt.

Knowledge

Knowledge

Knowledge

Quebec boasts high-calibre research capabilities in the electric and
smart transportation sector.

IREQ : Hydro‑Quebec’s research institute owns over 800 patents and 400 licenses worldwide.

Artificial intelligence :
the province is a world-class leader in the industry.

Skills

Skills

Skills

The province’s technical skills, honed over years of experience in the transportation sector, are recognized internationally. It is renowned for its specialty vehicle manufacturing expertise.

Climate

Climate

Climate

With its four very distinct seasons and wide range of precipitations, Quebec is a unique playground well suited for electric and smart vehicle-related trials and demonstrations.

Charging network

Charging network

Charging network

Controlled by Hydro-Quebec, the Electric Circuit is Canada’s first public charging station network.

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Testing Lab

Testing Lab

Testing Lab

Transport Canada’s only automotive research and testing centre is based in Quebec.

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