Advanced Technology Vehicle Testing

Solicitation number T8080-170065

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Closing date and time 2017/09/05 14:00 EDT

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    Title: Advanced Technology Vehicle Testing


     Canada’s transportation system needs to be efficient, accessible, reliable and clean. Over the past four years, Transport Canada’s (TC), Environmental Initiatives, Vehicles Program Division has worked in collaboration with governments, industry and academics to test and evaluate the most promising clean vehicle technologies in Canada, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid, fuel cell, clean diesel and advanced gasoline vehicles. The Program’s test results are helping to inform the development of codes, standards and regulations that industry requires to introduce these technologies in Canada in a safe and timely manner. Additional program details can be found at .


    TC’s Environmental Initiatives requires advanced technology mileage accumulation professional services to assist with mileage accumulation and exercise for the program’s advanced technology vehicles. Resources will assist in maintaining the inventory of test vehicles in good working order by driving the vehicles on a regular basis, and in accordance with specific test procedures and routes, as specified by TC.

    Additional details concerning the specific requirements of resources are included in this Terms of Reference document.

    Resource Requirements

    TC will require the services of up to four resources as required.

    The Contractor’s proposal must include a copy of the resources driver’s license for each candidate. The proposed resources must have a combination of classes AZ (Z for air brakes certification), G and M license For example, one proposed resource could have an AZ-G license and the other resources could have the G-M license, in this particular case, all resources have a combination of classes AZ-G-and M (other combination are acceptable).


    The Services of the Contractor will be required for a initial period from date of award for a duration of twelve (12) months.

    Option period

    In addition, four (4), one (1) year optional periods may be exercised at TC’s discretion as per the same terms and conditions. Therefore, the total potential duration of the contract may be up to five (5) years.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
    Contracting authority
    Chartrand, Celine
    330 Sparks Street, Place de Ville, TWR C
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0N5

    Buying organization(s)

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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