The contents of this website has been updated to reflect all of the changes.
March 28, 2017
The government has modified the Drive Electric Program following the tabling of The Québec Economic Plan of March 28, 2017 in conjunction with Budget 2017-2018.
Here are the changes to the Drive Electric Program:
Starting on April 1, 2017, the amount of the rebate for fully electric vehicles will be:
Starting on April 1, 2017, the amount of the rebate for rechargeable hybrid vehicles will be:
Starting on April 1, 2017, a rebate is available to all purchasers of used electric vehicles for a charging station even if the previous owner already benefited from a rebate at a different address.
Starting on April 1, 2017, a rebate is offered for fuel cell vehicles, commonly called “hydrogen-powered vehicles” ($8 000) and low-speed electric motorcycles ($500).
Starting on April 1, 2017, a rebate is offered for the first 1 000 applicants who have purchased eligible used fully electric vehicles.
The maximum rebate offered under the pilot project is $4 000, i.e. 50% of the assistance granted in respect of the same electric vehicle if it was new.
The vehicles targeted must comply with several criteria and the terms and conditions will be specified later.
The table in the PDF summarizes the key changes except for the rebate for used fully electric vehicles (pilot project).
To obtain additional information, please consult The Québec Economic Plan of March 2017, pages B.250 and following.