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EV Incentives = Affordability

Public and private incentive programs help make it easier to afford an electric vehicle (EV).

Electric Vehicle Rebates in British Columbia

BC’s Go Electric program provides rebates of as much as:

$3,000 for the purchase or lease of a new electric vehicle, including longer-range plug-in hybrids, and $1,500 for the purchase or lease of a shorter-range plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.


Insurance Savings

Some car insurance providers offer discounts for electric vehicles, making it even more affordable to own one. For example, BCAA Optional Car Insurance provides 5% in savings through its Eco-Friendly Vehicle Discount. Learn more at bcaa.com/optionalcar.

Plus, most new cars, including electric vehicles, are equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) safety technology, offering further savings. Learn more at icbc.com/discounts.

Other incentives in Canada

Federal government incentives

The Government of Canada offers point-of-sale incentives of $2,500 to $5,000 for consumers who buy or lease an EV.

Search the Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) to learn more.

BC Hydro and FortisBC customers may apply for CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebates:

EV Charger Rebates, BC Hydro
EV Charger Rebates, FortisBC

Home charging-station incentives

ChargeHub.ca provides a list of incentives for the installation of home charging stations across Canada. Rebates vary depending on your location.

Check out the many EV models available in Canada


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