Incentives that Kick Gas

The rewards of going electric may be even bigger than you think. New incentives can save you time and money. Check out what's available in your region.


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British Columbia

  • The Clean Energy Vehicle (CEV) Incentive Program provides point of sale incentives of up to $5,000 to qualified BC residents, businesses, public agencies and entities (including municipal and regional governments and first nations, but excluding provincial, crown, and federal government agencies), and non-profit organizations for the purchase or lease of eligible vehicles. The CEV Incentive Program is administered and implemented through a partnership between the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines and the New Car Dealers Association of British Columbia (NCDA).
  • The British Columbia Specialty-Use Vehicle Incentive Program (SUVI Program) offers rebates for electric vehicles, including motorcycles, buses, cube vans, and forklifts. The Program is available to individuals, and to public and private fleets in British Columbia. Only new vehicles are eligible for incentives. Rebates are up to $50,000 depending on the vehicle type.

  • The BC SCRAP-IT Program is a voluntary early retirement vehicle program that provides incentives to help British Columbians replace higher polluting vehicles with cleaner forms of transportation. The Program now accepts any model year of vehicles. The Program offers up to $6,000 per EV replacement. See the website for details and requirements on the SCRAP-IT program.


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Quebec

  • Rebate: The City of Quebec offers a $4,000 rebate for purchasing a used battery electric vehicle. There is a $4 million available, rebate is first-come, first-served and issued pending on availability of funds. Valid until 1,000 rebates have been granted or by March 31, 2018.
  • Rebate: The City of Quebec offers an $8,000 rebate for purchasing a new battery electric vehicle that costs less than $75,000. The City of Quebec also offers a $3,000 rebate on battery electric vehicles that cost more than $75,000. Valid until December 31, 2020, or until funds are exhausted.