Toronto to hold major Natural Gas Vehicles Conference

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In two weeks’ time the Natural Gas Vehicles Canada Conference & Exhibition is taking place at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto Oct 20-22. Supported by the Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) over 300 fleets and gas industry professionals will meet to discuss the future of natural gas trucks and tractors in Canada.

Fleets that have registered to participate include Sleeman Breweries, Ledcor, Thomson Terminals Limited, Molson Coors, Walmart Canada, Coca Cola Canada, City of Mississauga Transit , Sobeys Québec, J.E. Culp Transport, City Of Hamilton, Modern Disposable Services Inc., Peel Region, Trimac Transportation, The Beer Store, USP Canada, Purolator, Praxair Canada, Tim Hortons, Lowe's Canada, Maple Leaf Foods, PepsiCo Canada and many more.

As well as providing an educational forum for fleets and municipalities to learn about NGVs, key note presenters will be providing updates on LNG & CNG refueling infrastructure and the progress and outlook for each segment of the on-road transportation market to take up NGVs in Canada.

Attendees will also have the chance to visit Gaz Metro & Robert Transport’s LNG refueling station in Mississauga, and view several natural gas trucks plus an ENN mobile LNG refueling trailer that will be on display outside the conference hotel.

Top presenters include:

  •     Gordon Exel, President, Cummins Westport Inc.
  •     Timothy M. Egan, President & CEO, Canadian Gas Association
  •     Kelly Hawes, President, Cold Star Freight
  •     Mike Britt, Director, UPS Inc.
  •     Scott Perry, Vice President - Natural Gas, Ryder Systems
  •     Mauro Fantin, National Transportation Manager, Labatt Breweries of Canada

For more information, visit the conference website:- http://www.ngvevent.com/canada/

Receiving wide industry backing & support, the Natural Gas Vehicles Canada Conference & Exhibition is sponsored by Enbridge, Chelsea CNG, ENN, Gaz Metro, Gaz Metro Transport Solutions, Shell LNG, GE, Change Energy, Ryder, Union Gas & CryoStar. Delegates have access to a 28 booth exhibition floor packed with the latest NGV technology, products and service providers.

“We had an extremely successful conference in 2013,” said Conference Organizer Theo Larn-Jones. “We’re excited to see that the market for natural gas for on-road applications continues to expand in Canada, and it’s great to see so many fleets and municipalities registered to attend the meeting this year.”

“We’re seeing the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or Biomethane in Canada – and that’s great news for Canadian companies and communities”

There will be a dedicated track for fleets with presentations and workshops from Ryder, Change Energy, Peterbilt and several Canadian fleets too “We’re providing an opportunity for fleets to learn from each other about the opportunity to use NG, and to spend time with key vendors to assess their fit with natural gas fuels and equipment” said Theo.

The conference is taking place at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto Oct 20-22.

Fleets and municipalities that would like to attend can register for a complimentary pass here: http://www.ngvevent.com/fleet

About FC Gas Intelligence:

The Natural Gas Vehicles Canada Conference & Exhibition is produced by FC Gas Intelligence, a leading North American clean transportation and gas industry hub that specializes in organizing conferences, working groups and educational seminars.

To learn more visit: http://www.ngvevent.com/canada/

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