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Quebec Launches North America’s Largest Electric Bus Project to Lead the Way For Climate-Friendly Transit

Quebec is leading the country’s adoption of electric buses, a move that will improve air quality and lower greenhouse gas emissions that cause global heating.

To achieve its net-zero emissions target, last month the government of Quebec announced it is adding 1,229 electric buses to its transit network at a cost of more than $1.8 billion. It is North America’s largest electric bus project and is being done in partnership with the federal government, which kicked in $780 million for the purchase from Canadian bus manufacturer Nova Bus.

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