Sun Country Highway expands its publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging network along Highway 21 and Highway 4, adding up to 15 more EV chargers, including 7 municipalities that will be installing EV Chargers in their communities.
LONDON, ON, July 29, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of Sun Country Highway's (SCH) mission to Green Canada's Highways, SCH, in collaboration with 11 progressive organizations and local governments, will be launching Sun Country Highway EV charging infrastructure throughout the western side of Ontario from London to Owen Sound - This will make Ontario's West Coast one of the most EV-friendly regions in Ontario, helping to boost local eco-tourism and promote emission free travel across the Province.
All Sun Country Highway charging stations offer free charging, the electricity is provided by the host of the location. It costs as little as a stamp and an envelope to recharge the average vehicle on the road today!
"The addition of these EV Chargers to the region showcases a commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability for these regions - this is a huge step forward to promote electric vehicles and to drive eco-tourism - these businesses and municipal governments are leading by example and will go far to prove the adage "If you build it, they will come" - Christopher Misch, Vice President Sun Country Highway
|Date:|| Tuesday July 30th to Thursday August 1st, 2013
|What:|| Official unveiling of the EV Chargers featuring Sun Country Highway's Tesla Roadster!
|Who:|| Municipal leaders, representatives from Sun Country Highway, and local business leaders
will be available for interviews and photo opportunities to review the charging network and
showcase one of the most advanced electric cars available today
|Itinerary, Sun Country Highway EV Charger Launch|
| Tuesday July 30th 2013
|Komoka - Municipality of Middlesex Center||9am-10am|
|Ailsa Craig - Municipality of North Middlesex||11am-12pm|
|Park Hill - Municipality of North Middlesex||1pm-2pm|
|Grand Bend - TBA|| 2:30pm-3: 30pm
|Wednesday July 31st 2013||
|Goderich - Town of Goderich||9am-10am|
|Kincardine - Leader Resources||10:30-11:30|
|Owen Sound - Best Western Inn on The Bay||1-2pm|
|Hanover - Town of Hanover|| 3-4pm
| Thursday August 1st, 2013
|Wingham - Municipality of North Huron||9-10am|
|Clinton - Municipality of Central Huron||10:30-11:30|
|Exeter - Crabby Joes Restaurant||12pm-12:30|
|London - Budweiser Gardens, City of London|| 1:30-2:30pm
Sun Country Highway is a wholly Canadian owned company focused on creating Canada's electric vehicle infrastructure. Its aim is to promote the adoption of clean energy transportation by Greening Canada's Highways - without the use of any public funding to date. Founded by President, Kent Rathwell, Sun Country Highway was created to build a model for social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
"Greening Canada's Highways™"
Image with caption: "Sun Country Highway Vice President, Christopher Misch, will be touring Ontario's West Coast in this amazing Tesla Roadster to launch newly deployed Electric Vehicle Chargers throughout the region. 7 Municipalities and 4 businesses are leading the charge to help green Canada's highways. (CNW Group/Sun Country Highway)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130729_C9973_PHOTO_EN_29336.jpg
SOURCE: Sun Country Highway
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