Federal purchase incentive

Last updated: 5 November 2019

To encourage more Canadians to buy zero-emission vehicles, Budget 2019 proposes to provide $300 million over three years, starting in 2019–20, to Transport Canada to introduce a new federal purchase incentive of up to $5,000 for electric battery or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of less than $45,000. Program details to follow.

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End uses covered
  • Transport end-uses
  • Road transport
  • Passenger Vehicles