Electric vehicles are affordable.

For real. With no belts and spark plugs, oil and exhaust, maintenance is a breeze. Plus, charging costs approximately 75% LESS than fueling up with gas. Electric vehicles make financial sense.

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Electric vehicles are for everyone.

Not just luxury cars; there are affordable electric vehicles too. Not just for city drivers; rural communities have charging stations, too. Not just for running errands close to home; take a road trip.

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Electric vehicles are easy.

Charge up at home, while you’re sleeping. Charge up at the grocery store, while you’re shopping. Preheat the car on a cold day without harmful and expensive idling. The electric life is the simple life.

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Check out the electric vehicles available in BC today

Variety—it’s here! There are electric family sedans and electric SUVs, too. There are electric sportscars and electric hatchbacks, as well. The options are staggering. And exciting!

No matter what kind of vehicle suits your lifestyle, there is likely an electric vehicle in British Columbia available for you. There is also an ever-growing network of charging stations and the possibilities to take road trips all over the province of BC are always expanding.

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We know a lot about electric cars. Ask us anything.

Curious why music sounds better in an electric car? Or why the ride feels smoother than a traditional gasoline powered vehicle? Want to know which electric vehicles have the largest range? Or what the most affordable electric vehicle is? We have the answers. And we want to give them to you.

Ask us anything.

Electric vehicle events in BC

Come explore and test drive electric cars to find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

The East Kootenay Electric Life

Braeden knew he wanted to own an electric vehicle ever since Toyota brought a Prius to his high school in Cranbrook for Earth Day in 2009. It took seven years to do […]

Family Commuting with an Affordable Electric Vehicle

Michelle discovered that used electric vehicles were available and were perfect for city-dwellers who desire affordable commuter vehicles. The kids were completely sold on clean energy, and pushed their parents to make the change. The family decided to trade in the mini-van and “downgrade” to a used Nissan Leaf as their commuter, or 2nd, vehicle.

Sustainability Conscious Commuters

Sandra and Paul live in Vancouver, and wanted to be environmentally conscious when searching for a new vehicle. They wanted to reduce their oil and gas consumption as much as possible and […]

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Electric Car Resources

Community Outreach Incentive Program

The Emotive Community Outreach Incentive Program, funded by the Province of British Columbia, offers support and funding to communities and local governments in British Columbia to assist with delivering Emotive electric vehicle (EV) outreach.


CleanBC Go Electric Program

The Province of British Columbia’s CleanBC Go Electric Program and policies encourage and accelerate adoption of electric vehicles for their environmental and economic benefits.

Clean BC

Fortis BC

Fortis BC helps their customers plug in to cleaner energy sources for transportation by expanding the number of electric vehicle charging stations in British Columbia.

Fortis BC

Plug In BC

Plug In BC is a program of the Fraser Basin Council, working with government, industry, community groups, and institutions. It provides information and support around plug-in vehicles and charging throughout British Columbia.

Plug In BC

Find a charging station

See a real-time map of charging stations.

Find a charging station

BC Hydro

Get Power Smart: See BC Hydro’s guide to owning, charging, and travelling with an electric vehicle.

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