16 May, 2017

World’s first Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre set to open in Toronto

Ontario Ministers, Business and Labour Leaders Present for Ribbon Cutting

Plug’n Drive, a Toronto-based non-profit for the promotion of electric vehicles (EVs), will open the world’s first experiential learning facility dedicated to electric vehicle education and awareness on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

The Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre will serve as a one-stop-shop for Ontario consumers to learn about the benefits of EVs and test-drive the latest EV makes and models. The centre will help spur EV sales in Ontario, unlocking greenhouse gas emissions reductions from the transportation sector.


Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre ribbon cutting


The Honourable Glen Murray, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

Cara Clairman, President and CEO, Plug’n Drive

Raymond Chun, Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer and Head of Insurance Operations, TD Insurance

Jeffrey Lyash, President and CEO, Ontario Power Generation

Don MacKinnon, President and CEO, Power Workers’ Union

Anthony Haines, President and CEO, Toronto Hydro Corporation

David Collie, President and CEO, Electrical Safety Authority and Chair of Plug’n Drive’s Board of Directors


Wednesday, May 17, 8:40 A.M. (opening remarks); 9:20 A.M. ribbon cutting followed by media tour of the centre


Plug’n Drive Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre

1126 Finch Ave. W., Unit 1, North York, ON, M3J 3J6 - MAP

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