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ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles

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Transport Canada’s ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles Program (eTV) conducts in-depth safety, environmental and performance testing on a range of new and emerging advanced vehicle technologies for passenger cars and heavy-duty trucks.

The Government of Canada has committed to developing increasingly stringent greenhouse gas emissions regulations for passenger cars and trucks, in alignment with the U.S. In order to meet these standards, manufacturers will introduce a wide range of technology innovations to improve vehicle efficiency over the next several years.

Transport Canada’s eTV Program will help ensure that Canada is ready, and that Canadians can benefit from these new innovations. To achieve this, eTV is proactively testing and evaluating a range of new advanced vehicle technologies. Results are helping to inform the development of environmental and safety regulations to ensure that these technologies are introduced in Canada in a safe and timely manner.

The program also supports the Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council. Test results will help align vehicle regulations in North America to reduce and prevent barriers to cross-border trade, lowering costs for business and consumers, and supporting jobs and growth.