To this day, three Canadian provinces offer rebates for EV purchase.
Clean Energy Vehicles for British Columbia – Point of Sale Incentive Program
Potential Rebate: up to $5,000
Up to $5,000 for BEV, PHEV and FCV.
BC SCRAP-IT Electric Vehicle Program
Potential Rebate: up to $6,000
Provides financial incentive for early retirement of old vehicles that are replaced with lower emitting options.
Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (EVIP)
Potential Rebate: up to $14,000
Ontario individuals, businesses, and organizations that purchase or lease a new plug-in hybrid electric or battery electric vehicle may be eligible for a rebate of up to $14,000:
- Increased from $5,000 – $8,500 to $6,000 – $10,000
- Provide an opportunity to receive an additional $3,000 incentive for vehicles with larger battery capacities
- Provide an additional $1,000 incentive for vehicles with five or more seats
Drive Electric Purchase or Lease Rebate Program
Potential Rebate: up to $8,000
This program provides rebates of (1) $8,000 for BEVs, (2) $500 to $8,000 for PHEVs depending on battery capacity and (3) $2,000 for electric motorcycles.