EV Week Quebec

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From October 19 to 25, Running Electric was hosting the EV Week Quebec, featuring a series of events to help people learning more about electric vehicles, their advantages and the important role they play regarding sustainable mobility in Quebec.

Programming was including:

  • webinars;
  • virtual information stands;
  • a panel with electric vehicle experts ;
  • a quiz night with prizes;
  • a CONTEST for passionate electric vehicle drivers;.
  • a live virtual tour of dealers.

Thanks to all our guests.

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Detailed Program

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19 h

Webinar “Driving electric, a winning choice in Quebec”

(in FRENCH)

An overview of transportation electrification in Québec including solutions regarding transportation in the context of the current health and climate crises. We will look at the individual and collective advantages of shifting to electric, both in terms of the economy and the environment.

Speakers:

  • Marilène Bergeron, Mobility Project Manager at Équiterre
  • Daniel Rochefort, Mobility Advisor at Équiterre

Presented on Zoom by Équiterre and the Caisse Desjardins of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.

Webcast unavailable

(Interested in presenting this webinar : Please contact Équiterre.)

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13 h

Webinar “Electric Vehicle 101”

(in FRENCH)

Introduction to the EV world: features, government incentives, everyday life with an EV, myths vs reality.

Speaker:

  • Simon-Pierre Rioux, President of the Quebec Electric Vehicle Association (AVÉQ)

Presented on Zoom by AVÉQ.

Webcast unavailable

(See the AVÉQ calendar of events for more information on upcoming events.)

20 h

Virtual Information Stand with the Quebec Electric Vehicle Association (AVÉQ)

(in FRENCH)

AVÉQ's Virtual Information Stands give you access to the expertise of experimented EV owners. Come and ask your questions (don't be shy!) about life with a electric car, technical concerns, differences between models, etc.

Panelists:

  • Stéphane Bourque​, Montérégie, ​Chevrolet Spark EV
  • Mario Gingras, ​Montérégie, Nissan LEAF
  • Nicolas Lambert, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Tesla Model 3
  • ​François Nicolleau, ​Outaouais, ​Tesla Model S
  • ​​Marc-André St-Onge, Bas-Saint-Laurent, ​Hyundai Ioniq électrique

Presented on Zoom by AVÉQ.

Available as exclusive webcast

(See the AVÉQ calendar of events for more information on upcoming events.)

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13 h

Webinar “Used EVs are great bargain, but not at any cost!”

(in FRENCH)

Available as exclusive webcast

An insight into the pre-owned electric car market: incentives, maintenance, components to check, choosing a garage, lifespan of the battery, inspection before buying, OEM warranty.

Speakers:

  • Maxime Dubois, Automotive Advisory Services Officer at CAA-Québec
  • Jesse Caron, Automotive Expert at CAA-Québec

Presented on Zoom by CAA-Québec.

Available as exclusive webcast

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10 h to 18 h

St-Hyacinthe EV Show

Plenty of virtual activities with electric mobility experts and car dealers from the region.

More information here

12 h

Virtual Information Stand from the Quebec Electric Vehicle Association’s (AVÉQ)

(in FRENCH )

AVÉQ's Virtual Information Stands give you access to the expertise of experimented EV owners. Come and ask your questions (don't be shy!) about life with a electric car, technical concerns, differences between models, etc.

Panelists:

  • Christian Barrette, Montérégie, Chevrolet Bolt EV
  • Didier Ernotte, Montréal, Jaguar I-Pace
  • Sylvain Michaud, Outaouais, Tesla Model 3
  • Mathieu Ostiguy, Montréal, Hyundai Kona électrique
  • Nicolas Ross, Capitale Nationale, Hyundai Ioniq électrique

Presented on Zoom by AVÉQ.

Available as exclusive webcast

(See the AVÉQ calendar of events for more information on upcoming events.)

13 h

Webinar “Beyond charging-at-home: the future of the on-the-road recharge”

(in FRENCH)

Available as exclusive webcast

Most EV charging is done at home, but for the small percentage that is done on the road, Quebecers need a reliable and available network of public charging stations. We will look at the different technologies and the strategies put in place to ensure that the development of public charging infrastructure is consistent with Quebec’s aspirations in terms of transportation electrification.

Speaker:

  • Martin Archambault, Principal Delegate for Transport Electrification at Hydro-Québec

Presented on Zoom by Electric Circuit Charging Network (Hydro-Quebec) in partnership with Desjardins.

Available as exclusive webcast

19 h

Quiz Night “The EV from every angle” (for beginners)

(in FRENCH)

An electrifying quiz game with a chance to win a variety of prizes.

The winners :

  • François Pelletier
  • Valérie Periard
  • Yannko

Presented on Zoom and Kahoot! by Équiterre.

See the contest rules here (french only)

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10 h to 17 h

St-Hyacinthe EV Show

Plenty of virtual activities with electric mobility experts and car dealers from the region.

More information here

13 h 30

Expert Panel

(in FRENCH ONLY)

Transportation electrification as a driver of a green and locally-focused economic recovery.

Available as exclusive webcast

Decarbonizing transportation provides opportunities such as job creation and environmental improvements, but also presents challenges and changes in the automotive sector and in terms of public policy.

Panelists:

  • France Lampron, Director, Transportation Electrification at Hydro-Québec
  • Émilie Nadeau, Project manager at Lithion Recycling
  • Bernard Lamonde, Director, Residential and Transportation sectors at Transition énergétique Québec
  • Guy Lussier, CEO Lussier Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd car dealership

Hosted by Daniel Breton, CEO of Electric Mobility Canada (EMC).

Presented on Zoom by Équiterre.

Available as exclusive webcast

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10 h to 17 h

St-Hyacinthe EV Show

Plenty of virtual activities with electric mobility experts and car dealers from the region.

More information here

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Participating Organizations

  • Cascades
  • Desjardins
  • Vidéotron Ltée
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Énergir

* The above organizations have invited their employees and partners to participate in the Quebec EV Week activities.