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Taiga named in Fast Company’s 2022 Best World Changing Ideas Awards

In addition, several new categories have been added to the awards program this year including climate, nature, water, and workplace.

May 3, 2022   by CM Staff

(CNW Group/Taiga Motors Corporation)

MONTREAL — Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards has named Taiga Motors Corporation the overall North American Winner.

Taiga’s electric off-road performance powertrain is featured alongside a list of global companies focused on clean technology, corporate initiatives and new designs for cities and buildings.

“We are honoured to receive this prestigious recognition from Fast Company,” said Taiga CEO Sam Bruneau in a statement.

“We founded Taiga just over six years ago with a mission to revolutionize the powersports industry with electric vehicles that transform the way people access the outdoors. This award further validates our mission and serves as evidence of the progress we have made toward changing how people connect with the natural world through our industry-leading electric powertrains, connectivity, and design.”

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Now in its sixth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 39 winners, 350 finalists, and more than 600 honourable mentions. Climate, social justice, and AI and data are among the most popular categories for this award.

A panel of Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 2,997 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health and social justice.

In addition, several new categories have been added this year including climate, nature, water, and workplace. The 2022 awards feature entries from around the world including Switzerland, Hong Kong and Australia.

“Our journalists have identified some of the most ingenious initiatives to launch since the start of 2021, which we hope will both have a meaningful impact and lead others to join in being part of the solution,” said David Lidsky, interim editor-in-chief of Fast Company in a statement.


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