“It’s mandatory that everyone will have to have a price on carbon. If provinces don’t do that, the federal government will provide a backstop.”
Putting a price on carbon is Canada’s minister for the environment, Catherine McKenna. Provinces are asked to implement their own pricing or else face a minimum national carbon price.
“Now is the right time… If you start too soon, you lose a pile, if you come too late, you lose the market.”
Daimler Trucks chief Wolfgang Bernhard wants to see investment in electric trucks. They could be production-ready by 2020 and he expects prices to decrease.
“We’d like to see from the UK Government some long-term strategy, with a clear timing plan for implementation.”
Paul Philpott, CEO of Kia UK, is calling on the British government to implement a “tangible plan” for hydrogen infrastructure so Kia can schedule commercial introduction.
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