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There's nothing like trying an electric vehicle first hand! We are offering free and friendly test drives or rides in communities across Ottawa - book yours now!

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Upcoming events

Jul
05
2022

Test Drive Tuesday @ Orléans Public Library

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orléans Public Library Orléans,

Jul
12
2022

Test Drive Tuesday @ Stittsville

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stittsville Stittsville

Jul
19
2022

Test Drive Tuesday @ John G. Mlacak Centre

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
John G. Mlacak Centre Kanata

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Top 3 EV myths zapped!

Range

Today’s EVs have an average range of 300 km. That’s sure to get you where you need to go!

Cost

EVs can cost more to buy initially, but you'll be saving on maintenance and filling up on electricity, which is up to 75% cheaper than gas!

Batteries

After 10+ years of vehicle use, an EV battery can be recycled or be repurposed to provide grid storage for other applications!

EV basics

Everything you need to know to get started on your EV Experience. Find answers to the most common questions about electric vehicles and discover the benefits to you and your community.

ASK AN EV EXPERT

Know the basics but want specific answers? This is the place for you. One of our local Ottawa EV Experts is here to help!

Curious to know what EVs are available for purchase in Ontario today? Check out this guide created and regularly updated by the Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa.

Core Partners

  • EnviroCentre logo

    EnviroCentre

  • Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa logo

    Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa

  • Communauto logo

    Communauto

Funders

  • Natural Resources Canada logo

    Natural Resources Canada

  • Ottawa Climate Action Fund logo

    Ottawa Climate Action Fund

  • Ottawa Community Foundation logo

    Ottawa Community Foundation

Supporting Partners

  • City of Ottawa logo

    City of Ottawa

  • Hydro Ottawa logo

    Hydro Ottawa

  • Canadian Automobile Association logo

    Canadian Automobile Association

  • SMARTNet Alliance logo

    SMARTNet Alliance

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