The US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Transport Canada have announced the first cross-border electric vehicle (EV) charging corridor between the US and Canada.

The new EV corridor will stretch from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Quebec City, Quebec and will feature DC fast chargers approximately every 50 miles.

US Canada Charging Network
Canadian Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, founder of Dynamic Electrical Group Bill Baisden and US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in Detroit to announce the first Binational EV Corridor
Canadian Transport Minister Alghabra said:

This first cross-border alternative fuel corridor will help drivers to travel across the border and charge or refuel worry-free. It contributes to bringing us another step closer to making our air cleaner while helping people save money on traditional fuels.

This undertaking was announced by US Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg and Canadian Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra.

It builds upon President Biden’s visit to Canada in March, where he and Prime Minister Trudeau committed to working together to harmonise EV charging standards. for the two nations.

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said:

The US and Canada have long enjoyed a productive partnership on transportation issues and in that spirit we are proud to announce the first-ever US-Canada EV Corridor.

With historic investments in EV infrastructure from the Biden-Harris Administration and the Canadian government, we are creating a new generation of good-paying manufacturing jobs, making it possible for drivers everywhere to reap the benefits and savings of these vehicles while helping us fight climate change.


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