Electric Vehicle Incentives

As of May 1, 2019, all Canadians qualify for an incentive of up to $5,000 off the purchase of a new fully electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with a base model MSRP of less than $45,000. For passenger vehicles with seven or more seats, the base model MSRP must not exceed $55,000.

 

Full details for the program can be found at Canada – Zero Emission Vehicles.

Clean Energy Vehicle Program (CEV for BC)

The Province of British Columbia offers up to $5,000 off the purchase of a battery electric, fuel cell electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and up to $6,000 for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. For more information, visit CEVforBC.

SCRAP-IT

Trade in your old gas car for an electric car and receive up to $6,000 to buy a brand new electric car and up to $3,000 too buy a used electric car. For more information, visit SCRAP-IT.

Speciality Use Electric Vehicle Program

The Province of British Columbia offers between $20,000-$50,000 for speciality use electric vehicles such as heavy duty trucks and buses. For more information, visit Speciality Use Electric Vehicle Program.

Home Charging Incentive

Receive 75% of the purchase and installation of a Level 2 home charging station to a maximum of $750. For more information, visit Charging Solutions and Incentives.

Multi-Residential Building Charging Incentive

Receive 75% of the purchase and installation of Level 2 charging stations to a maximum of $4,000 per station and a maximum of two stations per property. For more information, visit Charging Solutions and Incentives.

Employee Workplace Charging Incentive

Receive 50% of the purchase and installation of employee charging stations to a maximum of $4,000 per Level 2 station and $2,000 per Level 1 station. For more information, visit Charging Solutions and Incentives.

Fleet Champions Program

Fleet managers are eligible to receive EV suitability assessments on less than 10 vehicles. For more information, visit Fleet Champions Program.

Used Electric Vehicle Incentive Program

Plug’n Drive, in partnership with Clean Air Partnership, offers a $1,000 incentive for used electric vehicles. Here is how the program works:

  • Attend a free EV 101 seminar (approximately 1 hour) at either our EV Discovery Centre (Downsview, ON) or an EV Roadshow event, to learn about the environmental and economic advantages of electric transportation
  • Test drive an EV (test drive a couple if you wish) at no cost and let one of our EV specialists help steer you to the right type of vehicle for your personal needs
  • Purchase a used EV within ‘up-to’* one year of attending a seminar and receive an incentive of $1,000 (subject to conditions and availability)

This is not a government incentive. This program is made possible through the generous support of the M.H.Brigham Foundation. To learn more, visit:

USED ELECTRIC VEHICLES 

*This incentive is only available to Ontario residents, applies only to EVs with a resale price less than $50,000 and is a limited time offer that will extend only as long as funding permits.

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program

The Province of Québec offers up to $8,000 off the purchase of an electric vehicle. This includes fully electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric cars, hybrid cars, hydrogen fuel cell cars and electric motorcycles. In Québec, you also qualify for up to $4,000 off the purchase of a used electric vehicle.  For more information and to apply, visit: Vehicules Electriques.

Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program

The Province of Québec offers $350 for the purchase of a home charger and $250 for the installation for a combined incentive of $600 off your home charger. For more information and to apply, visit: Vehicules Electriques.

The Electric Circuit/Le Circuit Électrique

Through Hydro Québec, the Province of Québec builds and maintains the Electric Circuit, Canada’s first and largest network of public charging stations. For more information, visit: The Electric Circuit.