Just 1 per cent of vehicles on Canadian roads are zero-emission, new StatsCan data shows

A new StatsCan publication of annual light- and medium-duty vehicle registrations through 2021 puts the current number of ZEV registrations in Canada relative to the total fleet in perspective

Battery electric vehicle registrations continued to climb in second quarter of 2022: StatsCan

In Q2 2022, BEVs made up 5.0 per cent of new registrations in Canada — a slight slip from Q1, but up more than 10 per cent in absolute numbers — while total ZEV share was 6.9 per cent, according to Statistics Canada’s latest report

Battery electric vehicle registrations in Canada hit a record high in Q1 2022, StatsCan reports

The market share of battery-electric vehicles hit 5.8 per cent in Q1 of 2022, while all zero-emission vehicles (battery electrics and plug-in hybrids) made up 7.7 per cent of new registrations, Statistics Canada reports in its latest data release

EV registrations surge 25.7 per cent in Q3 2021 compared to Q3 2020 despite overall all-vehicle decline, StatsCan says

Year-over-year new battery electric vehicle registrations in Canada were up a noteworthy 25.7 per cent in Q3 2021 versus Q3 2020, according to just-released data from Statistics Canada, despite an 8.2 per cent drop in total vehicle registrations

Canadian battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle registrations surged 89 per cent in Q2 2021, according to StatsCan

StatsCan’s latest report, for April to June 2021, holds encouraging news: year-over-year zero-emission passenger vehicle registrations increased at a faster rate than combustion engine vehicles, representing 4.9 per cent of the total market

Zero-emission vehicle market share in Canada rose to 3.5 per cent in 2020, according to StatsCan’s official release

The data, released with an enhanced set of market trackers, shows that while the raw total of battery and plug-in hybrid EVs sold was down slightly from 2019, percentage growth was up in a year when the entire auto sector was set back by COVID-19