The future is electric

February 9, 2017 Events
The future is electric

The president of Volvo Bus, the parent company of Quebec-based companies Nova Bus and Prevost, was in Quebec last week.

Håkan Agnevall was invited by the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations(CORIM) to speak on the growing role of sustainable public transit in the global economy. He highlighted the major changes in the transport industry, including innovation in electrification.

The event was held at the Westin Montreal Hotel in the presence of Eric Martel, President and CEO of Hydro-Québec, Aref Salem, Transport Manager on City of Montreal Executive Committee and his excellency Per Sjögre, Ambassador of Sweden in Canada.

About Nova Bus

Nova Bus is a leading provider of sustainable transit solutions in North America. Its portfolio includes hybrid electric buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems. Following its Electro MobilityTM strategy, Nova Bus is moving forward with the electrification of its vehicle key components to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Nova Bus is part of the Volvo Group. For more information regarding Nova Bus products and services, please visit