Ontario government ends electric and hydrogen vehicle incentive programs


    The Ontario government introduced Wednesday that it has ended incentive programs for electric and hydrogen autos and electric vehicle charging stations, with the latter ending instantly. 

    The transfer comes simply over every week after the provincial government cancelled the cap-and-trade program as part of cost-saving measures. 

    The Ministry of Transportation stated each the electric and hydrogen vehicle and electric vehicle charging incentive programs had been funded via cap-and-trade proceeds and had been cancelled consequently. 

    Whereas the Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive program was cancelled as of Wednesday, charging stations bought and/or put in earlier than July 11 will be capable to obtain incentives via the program if the appliance is submitted inside 60 days.

    The province says cancelling the cap-and-trade program will assist it obtain its purpose of bringing fuel costs down by 10 cents a litre and reducing prices for Ontarians by $1.9 billion per 12 months.




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