The Canadian province of British Columbia is expanding EV incentives for battery-electric, fuel-cell electric, and long-range plug-in hybrid vehicles.
The government will raise the rebate from CA$3,000 ($2,334) to CA$4,000 ($3,112). The maximum is available to individuals earning less than CA$80,000 ($62,240) or households earning less than CA$125,000 ($97,000).
The refund lowers on a sliding scale up to CA$100,000 ($77,800) in personal income and CA$165,000 ($128,370) in household income.
British Columbia will boost the maximum refund for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from $1,167 to $1,556.
The head of the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., Blair Qualey, said the improved subsidies will assist lower-income customers buy an EV.
“British Columbia is a leader in zero-emission car sales in North America due to the government and partner agencies' strategic approach,” Qualey said. "The newest reforms ensure those with lower incomes may buy a clean-energy car — wonderful news for the sector, government, and the environment."