Most EV buyers in Canada have had incomes well above the average.
electric car subsidies
Electric vehicles have consistently failed to compete with combustion vehicles on performance and cost.
Sales of electric vehicles and hybrids remain relatively small within the scope of total vehicle sales.
Electric vehicles consume huge quantities of materials and their prices are trending up, not down.
The federal government’s plan mandates 100 per cent new light-duty zero-emission vehicle sales by 2035.
Governments do not possess superior knowledge of what people want to buy or sell.
In this year’s federal budget, the government earmarked $80 billion in corporate handouts to select industries.
Buyers can score rebates of up to $5,000 off the cost of EVs.
Federal rebates now apply to $50,000 vehicles.