Branchez-Vous 2018 GATINEAU, May 25th and 26th


May 15, 2018

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Free plug-in vehicles test drives:
BRANCHEZ-VOUS 2018 Gatineau, May 25th and 26th

The City of Gatineau has been supporting the electrification of transportation for many years, being the first city in Outaouais to join the large public charging network of the Electric Circuit (as of 2013)

In May 2018, the City of Gatineau is proud to once again host one the electric vehicle test events of Branchez-Vous.


WHAT: Free plug-in vehicles test drives

An initiative of the Innovative Vehicle Institute, Branchez-Vous allows you to explore the world of plug-in vehicles for FREE. Several test circuits are proposed. Participants will be able to take the wheel and compare different models accompanied by an EV driver who will answer questions and share his/her experience with an electric vehicle in Quebec. It is also possible to meet many experts from the field of plug-in vehicles.


WHEN: May 25th and 26th, 2018

The Branchez-Vous 2018 Gatineau event will take place on May 25th and 26th 2018:

  • Friday, May 25th from 12h30 pm to 9h pm.
  • Saturday May 26th from 9h am to 5h pm.

WHERE: St-Jean de Brébeuf community center

The entry point of the Branchez-Vous 2018 Gatineau event will be at the St-Jean de Brébeuf community center, at 70 Rue Moreau.

WHO: Drivers interested in plug-in vehicles

The Branchez-Vous event is open to the public. Certain conditions apply for test drives:

  • You must be 21 years old or older;
  • On the spot, before the tests, it will be necessary to present your driving license as well as a proof of insurance.


HOW: Registration in advance

Participation in Branchez-Vous 2018 requires registration in advance to reserve your spot:

Branchez-Vous 2018 Gatineau is supported by

the Governement du Québec, Hydro-Québec, the City of Gatineau and many other partners.


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