Eager Beaver: Canadian ZEV Policy Handbook Released

Eager Beaver: Canadian ZEV Policy Handbook Released

“Now to make all Canadian parking lots look like this…” Photo: S. Harms. Clipart: GoGraph Canada’s ZEV Policy Handbook was released this week by START, the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team at Simon Fraser University. Definitions being important in scientific inquiry, it should be noted that the researchers classified battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as ZEVs. As a signatory of the IEA’s Clean Energy Ministerial EV30@30 initiative , Canada has signed up to the “aspirational goal” of helping ZEVs achieve 30% market share by 2030. Unfortunately, policies currently in place are only expected to enable 9–17% […]