Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Resources

Reports

Global EV Outlook 2021

The Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that identifies and discusses recent developments in electric mobility across the globe. It is developed with the support of the members of the Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI). Combining historical analysis with projections to 2030, the report examines key areas of interest such as electric vehicle (EV) and charging infrastructure deployment, energy use, CO2 emissions and battery demand.

Electric vehicle capitals: Accelerating electric mobility in a year of disruption

This briefing provides an update on the 25 largest electric passenger vehicle markets worldwide, which together represent 32% of 2020 global new electric vehicle sales and 34% of global electric passenger vehicles on the roads. Researchers analyze electric vehicle uptake, charging infrastructure development, electrification goals, planning, and incentives to draw lessons to assist local governments in their transition to electric mobility

Electric Vehicle Outlook 2021

The Electric Vehicle Outlook is BloombergNEF’s annual long-term publication looking at how electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving will impact road transport from now out to 2050. It covers light-duty passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, buses, and two/three-wheeled vehicles. The report draws on our team of specialists around the world and looks at scenarios for how these trends will impact the automotive, energy, infrastructure and battery materials markets over the coming decades.

Electric car switch on for health benefits

Could the health benefits and reduced costs to healthcare systems be enough to justify subsidizing charging infrastructure to allow society to switch from the internal combustion engine to electric vehicles faster than current trends predict? This paper compares the financial costs of building electric vehicle charging infrastructure using empirical data with health costs to see if there is a net benefit. They have found that in the majority of plausible scenarios of balanced growth, when the number of vehicles rises and so does the number of charging stations, there is a positive net benefit to society.

Electrifying Vehicles : Insights from the Canadian Plug-in electric vehicle study

Electric-mobility may be a key component in a successful transition toward deep greenhouse reductions. However, widespread uptake and use of plugin electric vehicles will involve meaningful shifts in social and technical systems. This report considers the potential market for plug-in electric vehicles in Canada’s passenger vehicle sector and investigates how consumer interests may guide such shifts.

Buyer Guides

Driving Ethically: Understanding the sustainability of electric cars

AutoTrader’s in-depth guide on the sustainability of electric cars, is a good starting point to understand how the rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs), the mining and manufacture of EV components, and how the lifecycle of EVs plays into long-term sustainability efforts.

Choosing the right electric vehicle

Learn some EV facts and helpful tips for driving electric. Also download hydro ones EV Buyer’s Checklist to help you choose an EV that fits your needs and preferences.

Five things you know about electric vehicles that aren’t exactly true

ICCT answers questions and concerns about EVs that persist in the minds of some consumers, especially concerning convenience, cost, and real environmental impact. Often these concerns are rooted in misconceptions. This card stack takes a look at some of those cases.

Incentives, Rebates and Infrastructure Funding

Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles Program (iZEV)

In order to encourage the adoption of ZEVs by Canadians and Canadian businesses, the Government of Canada launched the Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) Program in May 2019 and is continuing until March 31, 2025 (or until available funding is exhausted). There are many different makes and models of eligible zero-emission vehicles for purchase or lease that provide consumers with iZEV Program incentives of up to $5,000.

Plug N’ Drive used EV incentives

Plug’n Drive, in collaboration with Clean Air Partnership, and made possible thanks to the support of the M. H. Brigham Foundation presents the Used Electric Vehicle and Scrappage Incentive programs. The Used EV Incentive program provides $1,000 toward the purchase of a used fully electric car. The Scrappage Incentive provides an additional $1,000 toward your used EV purchase if you also scrap your old gas car.

CleanBC’s EV Charger Rebate Program

To assist with the transition to lower carbon transportation options like electric vehicles (EVs), the province of British Columbia is working with BC Hydro and Fortis BC the EV Charger Rebate Program in B.C. for the purchase and installation of Level 2 EV charging stations through the CleanBC program. Rebates are available for workplaces, condos and apartments.

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

The Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) is a $680 million initiative ending in 2027 and its objective is to address the lack of charging and refuelling stations in Canada; one of the key barriers to ZEV adoption, by increasing the availability of localized charging and hydrogen refuelling opportunities where Canadians live, work, and play.

Charge Up

Indigenous Clean Energy’s (ICE) Charge Up program is set to power the national Indigenous electric highway! Through the program, ICE will cover 50% of electric vehicle charging station installation costs for Indigenous communities and businesses. All Indigenous communities/ organizations are invited to apply.

Electric Vehicle Station Fund

The EV Station Fund provided by The Atmospheric Fund aims to evenly distribute EVs and charging stations in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, by providing rebates of up to 50% for your EV charging station installation cost.

Electric Vehicle Rebates Quebec

Check out the eligible vehicles for rebates from the government of Quebec. There are also rebates for the installation of home and work charging stations