Zero-emission vehicles in Quebec, 2020

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Release date: April 22, 2021
Infographic: Zero-emission vehicles in Quebec, 2020
Description: Zero-emission vehicles in Quebec, 2020

Zero-emission vehicles in Quebec, 2020

Quebec accounts for nearly half of all zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) registrations nationally in 2020.

ZEVs represented 6.8% of all new motor vehicles registered in the province in 2020, up from 5.9% in 2019.

Nearly half (26,102) of all new ZEVs registered across the country in 2020 were in Quebec, down slightly (-969) from 2019.

Proportion of ZEV registrations
Table summary
This table displays the results of Table 1. The information is grouped by Reference period (appearing as row headers), ZEVs proportion (appearing as column headers).
Reference period ZEVs proportion
2011 0.04%
2012 0.23%
2013 0.32%
2014 0.64%
2015 0.70%
2016 1.15%
2017 1.70%
2018 3.80%
2019 5.91%
2020 6.81%

Almost two-thirds (65.4%) of new ZEVs registered in Quebec in 2020 were battery-electric vehicles, up from 56.5% in 2019.

New ZEVs registrations represented 8.0% (13,826) of total new registrations in Montréal and 5.2% (2,393) in Québec.

Source: Statistics Canada, New Motor Vehicle Registration Survey, 2020.

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