Recap: Day 1 of Movin’On 2018

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Recap: Day 1 of Movin’On 2018

This is it! Movin’On, the World Summit on Sustainable Mobility has begun. Here is a quick recap of what happened during this inspiring first day.

 

The day in photos

At Movin’On, we talk about sustainable mobility. But we also show it. Here are some of the best pictures of the day.

 

Quote of the day

 

Big news of the day

Lion Electric unveiled its 100% electric midi/minibus, the eLionM. Thelow-floor vehicle is built to meet paratransit/transit/urbanrequirements and will be able to travel 150 miles (240 km)on a single charge.

The inauguration of the Événement Ride & Drive at Quai Jacques-Cartier was the occasion to launch demonstrations of non-homologated cars on a closed circuit.

The Québec government has announced an action plan of nearly $120 million to make Québec a leader in sustainable mobility and intelligent transportation.

WWF has announced the launch of a tool for companies in the transport sector to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, in accordance with the Paris Agreement.

 

Tweet of the day

Here’s what a participant and member of the Movin’On community has found most inspiring on Twitter. Your tweet could end up here too! Follow us @movinonconf and use #movinonconf18.

 

Ambition of the day

By 2048, Michelin tires will be made using 80 percent sustainable materials and 100 percent of tires will be recycled.

 

Action of the day

Continue the conversation. Join the Movin’On collaboration platform to capture and share information, knowledge and experiences. Together, we can accelerate our collective actions! “Alone we go faster, together we go further.”

 

Bold choice of the day

Three years ago, Engie chose to stop 20% of its activities, thus reducing its size, to bounce back at the front of the wave in terms of green energy. A risky gamble that has increased the company’s growth, profitability and robustness.

 

Stay tuned for another daily recap tomorrow!