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July 5, 2024

Manitoba Government – Electric Vehicle Rebate program

Funding Opportunities

This funding opportunity provides $25-million for the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Rebate program.

To be eligible, vehicles must be purchased or leased from Manitoba dealerships with a maximum manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $70,000 for new vehicles or a maximum $70,000 purchase price for used vehicles, with one rebate per vehicle and per owner. New Tesla vehicles with a maximum MSRP of $70,000 purchased outside of Manitoba between Aug. 1, 2023, and May 2, 2024, also qualify.

Both battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are eligible for the incentive. Used EVs must be less than four years old and incentives for leased vehicles will be proportionate to the length of the lease, with a full incentive for a four-year lease.

Manitobans who already bought an EV between Aug. 1, 2023, and July 1, 2024, can apply for the incentive on the Manitoba Public Insurance website.

Application period:  for EVs purchased on or after Aug. 1, 2023, and will run until March 2026.

Funding Amount:

  • $4,000 incentive on new qualifying EV purchases 
  • $2,500 incentive on used qualifying EV purchases

Who can apply:

  • Manitoba residents, corporations, businesses, First Nations and municipalities are eligible.
  • There is a limit of only one vehicle per purchaser during the duration of the program.
  • The vehicle must remain in owner’s name and be registered in Manitoba for a minimum of 12 months.
  • Crown corporations, federal and provincial governments are not eligible.

Also:

Manitoba Hydro offers Manitobans a financing program to install Level 2 electric vehicle chargers at their homes. [FRENCH]