BC Oil & Gas Commission to test electric vehicle for Northern Climate

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The B.C. Oil & Gas Commission has added a new addition to its northern vehicle fleet.

According to the OGC, they have added an electric vehicle to its Fort St. John fleet to support the CleanBC plan and initiate a pilot program of how an EV operates in a northern climate.

The vehicle being tested is a 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric which will be used year-round by staff to attend meetings and perform other duties in order to see how well it will perform in the northern climate.

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The OGC says usage data from the electric test vehicle will then be shared with other northern agencies by December 2020 to encourage similar emission reductions on a broader scale.

For more information on the testing of an electric vehicle, you can visit the B.C. Oil & Gas Commission’s website.

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