BRP inaugurates a new Can-Am electric motorcycle factory in Mexico

Press release | October 4, 2022

A groundbreaking ceremony was held with BRP executives and special guests in Querétaro, Mexico to mark the start of construction of BRP’s first electric vehicle manufacturing plant.

This is a press release from BRP…

Querétaro, Mexico (October 4, 2022) – BRP confirms the start of construction of its first electric vehicle manufacturing plant and an important milestone in the company’s electric journey. Yesterday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for the Can-Am electric two-wheeled motorcycle production plant in Querétaro, Mexico, which will be adjacent to BRP’s current campus in the city. Production of the Can-Am Origin and Can-Am Pulse, the company’s first two electric motorcycle models unveiled at the recent Club BRP, is scheduled to begin in March 2024, with consumer deliveries expected in the summer of 2024.

To mark the start of the construction of the building, a special event was organized with BRP leaders and special guests, including Graeme C. Clark, Ambassador of Canada to Mexico, Luis Nava, Mayor of the City of Querétaro, Íker Jiménez , General Manager of Global Economic Impulse, Tania Palacios, Secretary for Sustainable Development of the Municipality of Querétaro and Marco del Prete, Secretary for Sustainable Development. (CNW Group/BRP Inc.)

“We have set out to reclaim our motorcycle heritage with the launch of a line of 2-wheel electric motorcycles, and we are preparing to execute our plan,” said Sandy Scullion, president, Powersports Group at BRP. “We are excited to begin construction of this new, state-of-the-art electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Querétaro, Mexico, on the same campus where we already produce our Sea-Doo watercraft and ROTAX engines. We look forward to producing the first Can-Am electric motorcycles for a new generation of enthusiasts.

The electric motorcycle manufacturing plant is expected to generate 500 new jobs initially. It was designed according to LEED principles with sustainable materials, in line with BRP’s corporate social responsibility plan to reduce the carbon footprint of its operations. In addition, the Company intends to provide an inclusive work environment accessible to all, with modifiable workstations that can be adapted to different people.

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