Taiga launches off-road charging network for outdoor exploration
Taiga is aiming to unlock 75,000 km of off-road trails and waterways by 2025.
Technology / IIoT
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MONTREAL — Taiga Motors Corporation, a manufacturer of electric off-road vehicles, announced the deployment of its off-road
charging network. Powered mostly by renewable energy, on-water charging installations have been completed in the first sites for Ontario and Quebec, with on-land electrification set to begin in Quebec in the near term.
Taiga is aiming to unlock 75,000 km of off-road trails and waterways by 2025. Lake Simcoe, Ontario, featuring Level 2 charging, and Lake Memphremagog, Quebec, with Level 2 and 3 charging, have been deployed. An additional 1100 locations are targeted for electrification.
“With our off-road charging network, Taiga’s paving the way for sustainable exploration expanding what has been possible to date,” said Sam Bruneau, CEO, and co-founder of Taiga in a company statement.
“By leveraging evolving charging technologies, Taiga intends to harness renewable energy in hard-to-reach arctic-like locations, high mountain peaks, and undisturbed natural waterways, furthering our vision of unrestricted access to the outdoors.”
Taiga vehicles can leverage existing charging infrastructure, using automotive-standard J1772/CCS combo connectors, shifting focus to areas yet to be electrified.
As Taiga continues to grow, it intends to expand the off-road charging network across Canada and the United States.