A responsible action plan providing structure and direction

A clear vision

By 2020, Québec—with its abundant supply of clean, affordable energy—will be an electric transportation leader and sustainable mobility trailblazer.

Major policy directions

Favoriser le transport électrique

Encourage electric
transportation

Encourage individuals and businesses to consider solutions other than gas-powered vehicles for their travels, namely electric vehicles.

Développer la filière industrielle

Build an industrial
base

Boost research potential in an emerging technology base and develop an innovative electric transportation manufacturing sector that can compete globally.

Environnement favorable

Create the right
environment

Foster an environment conducive to electric transportation (legal and regulatory framework) and make Québec a shining example.

Objectives and targets

Transportation electrification will make Québec:

More prosperous thanks to investment and job creation in the manufacturing and research sectors and the savings generated by reducing our dependence on oil through the increased use of Québec-produced electricity (improved trade balance)

Cleaner by replacing oil with renewable energy, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality, and cutting noise pollution. A leader by making it one of the world’s sustainable transportation and economy bellwethers

+ 100 000
cars

Increase the number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles registered in Québec to 100,000

– 150 000
tons

Fight climate change and cut annual greenhouse gas emissions by 150,000 tons in the transportation sector

– 66
million

Reduce the amount of fuel used each year in Québec by 66 million liters and improve Québec’s trade balance

+ 5 000
jobs

Add 5,000 electric vehicle jobs and generate $500 million in investments

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