Ground transportation

Electrification of transportation: Investing in Québec


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Québec can get you where you want to be! 

Québec’s ground transportation industry is made up of world-class companies such as Bombardier Transportation, BRP, Paccar and
Volvo as well as tens of thousands of qualified workers and a number of innovative research centres. The industry has earned a special reputation for its proven expertise in advanced transportation. Come and be part of the energy and excitement surrounding the emergence of new technologies!


A solid, dynamic industry

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With some 650 companies and new environmental challenges creating opportunities for research and commercialization, the ground transportation industry is a major component of Québec’s economy.


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Strong multinational presence

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Québec-based companies are active in a number of traditional and advanced ground transportation sectors: commercial vehicles, recreational and specialty vehicles, automobiles and rail transportation.


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Cutting-edge centres of excellence

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Is your company developing innovative technologies in advanced transportation? Then Québec is the place to be! Our state-of-the-art centres of excellence such as IREQ and IVI are conducting research into electric vehicles and other advanced transportation.


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An exceptional pool of qualified workers

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Boasting seven universities that grant nearly 78,000 degrees every year as well as a large pool of engineers, Québec is known for the excellence of its engineering firms.


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Electricity: Powering the future

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Thanks to its impressive hydroelectric system, Québec is the ideal venue for researching and testing ground transportation electrification.


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Customized financial products

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As you set up your business in Québec, we will be at your side every step of the way, providing financial products geared to your needs. We can also help you develop strategic partnerships with other Québec companies and carry out major projects right here.


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Contact your expert

Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976