Transition énergétique Québec
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Eligibility requirements

Here is a summary of the conditions governing eligibility for the Roulez électrique program – Roulez électrique component:

Conditions on the vehicle

All-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Eligible new all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles must be:

Other types of vehicles

Hybrid vehicles

Eligible new hybrid vehicles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between November 1, 2013 and December 31, 2020;
  • of model year 2017 or earlier;
  • have a combined fuel consumption lower than or equivalent to 6.33 L/100 km (gasoline) in the case of a vehicle of model year 2015 to 2107.

Electric motorcycles

Eligible new electric motorcycles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between October 9, 2015 and December 31, 2020.

Electric scooters

Eligible new electric motorcycles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between April 1, 2017 and December 31, 2020.

Electric scooters

Eligible new electric motorcycles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between April 1, 2017 and December 31, 2020.

Hydrogen-powered vehicles

Eligible hydrogen-powered vehicles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between April 1, 2017 and December 31, 2020;
  • sold at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price under $125 000

Low-speed electric vehicles

Low-speed electric vehicles must be:

  • purchased or leased long term (12 months or more);
  • registered between November 1, 2013 and December 31, 2020;
  • equipped with a battery with a capacity of 4 kWh or more.

Demonstration vehicles used by car dealers

Demonstration vehicles used by car dealers may also be eligible under the program upon their resale.

  • Light vehicles must have below 10,000 km on the odometer at the time of the transaction.
  • Electric motorcycles must have below 2,000 km on the odometer at the time of the transaction.
  • Electric scooters must have below 1,000 km on the odometer at the time of the transaction.

The demonstration vehicle must not have been registered outside Québec.

Vehicles excluded from the program:

TEQ may require that the financial assistance granted be reimbursed in the event of noncompliance with the program conditions.

Calculation of the amount of the rebate

The following calculation methods are in force from April 1, 2017.

For all-electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered vehicles

This rebate calculation method came into force on April 1, 2017 and will apply until December 31, 2020.

Plug-in hybrid vehicles

The rebate applies solely to plug-in hybrid vehicles on which the manufacturer’s suggested retail price is less than $75 000.

The amount of the rebate is calculated as follows:

This rebate calculation method came into force on January 1, 2016 and will apply until December 31, 2020.

Non-plug-in hybrid vehicles

For low-speed electric vehicles, electric motorcycles and electric scooters

Purchase or Lease

In order not to penalize consumers who choose to lease their vehicle, electric vehicle rebates are also available for long-term leases.

The rebate amount is calculated based on the lease term. The lease period for the vehicle must be a minimum of 12 months to be eligible for a rebate. A lease of 48 months or more makes it possible to receive a rebate equal to the purchase rebate.

For More Information

To find out the exact rebate amount that you could receive, consult the list of eligible vehicles and their respective amounts posted on this Website.

For more information on all the terms and conditions for participating in the Roulez électrique program or to learn more about how rebates are calculated, see the Detailed Applicant Guide Link opening a PDF document in a new window. (in french only) or the Normative Framework of the program Link opening a PDF document in a new window. (in french only). Program participants must also sign a certificate acknowledging that they have read and understood all the terms and conditions set out in one of these documents.

To find out how to receive your rebate from your dealer, or to send your application, see the Procedure to Follow section.