EV Society – Greater Sudbury
It’s time to #KickGas
Electric Vehicle Society – Greater Sudbury is a non-profit association based out of Sudbury, Ontario with the main goal of educating consumers on the benefits of driving electric:
- We host education events throughout the year. Look out for our posts in local media and on our socials!
- Monthly chapter meetings to discuss local/provincial/federal updates, as well as industry news and EV chat
- Working with local and provincial governments to encourage introduction of EV-friendly policies and regulations
- Consult with local businesses and organizations to provide information and education about EV infrastructure and fleet vehicles
We are Sudbury’s number one choice for electric vehicle information and education.
BEV in Depth: Mines to Mobility Conference
The “BEV In-Depth: Mines to Mobility” conference is a groundbreaking event that brings together a variety of stakeholders engaged in advancing the promise of a fully integrated battery electric supply chain in Ontario and throughout Canada. As automotive manufacturers move to fully electric vehicles by 2035, and battery electric applications in transit and industry make significant strides including early adoption by the mining sector, this program will explore challenges, opportunities, and required partnerships for the rapidly evolving battery, battery metals and automotive supply chain.
From mines to mobility and where north meets south, this event will forge relationships between leaders in mining, mining supply and services, automotive, battery technology, transportation, green energy, and investment communities. It is also relevant for government and non-government organizations engaged in developing and implementing policies and tools towards realizing a decarbonized future.
Sudbury's journey to 100% EV by 2030
The City of Greater Sudbury’s Community Energy and Emission Plan has set an agressive target: 100% of passenger vehicle sales to be electric by 2030. We can only do this with help from the community. Join us and we can collectively achieve this goal!
Save $5,000 off an eligible Electric Vehicle!
Want to save money on a new car? The federal iZEV incentive can save you up to $5k on an eligible electric vehicle.
NEW! As of April 25th, 2022 the program has been expanded to include vehicles with a higher MSRP.
For more information and program details, including which vehicles are eligible, visit Transport Canada’s iZEV page:
Why driving electric is the future, even in northern Ontario!
Our local economy is set to directly benefit from EV sales. The nickel, copper and cobalt that our mines produce are the materials required in advanced batteries in electric vehicles. Sudbury has positioned itself as a world leader in mining technology and can benefit from increased demand from mineral extraction as well as processing.
The electricity generated in Ontario is 95% low-carbon, which means from grid-to-vehicle when you drive electric, you are emitting near zero greenhouse gas (GHG).
Recent studies have shown total GHG emissions of battery production continue to decline as production efficiency increases, renewable energy added to power grids and mining equipment becomes electrified. Current estimates are 61-106kg of CO2 emissions equivalent per kWh of capacity.
Batteries can also be almost completely recycled, with 25-95% of materials in current lithium-ion batteries able to be recovered.
With the federal EV incentive you can save up to $5,000 off the purchase of an eligible electric vehicle. You’ll also save thousands more per year on reduced ‘fuel’ and maintenance costs.
Gas-powered vehicles emit harmful chemicals and particulate matter such as carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide which contribute to smog related illness.
Local EV Sales and Service
Looking to purchase an electric vehicle in the north? Check out our map below of EV dealers and service centers across the north.
If you are a dealer and have updated information, please contact us!
Looking for a place to charge locally? Check below for a map from PlugShare, which is continually updated with new locations and live availability information (for participating networks).
Chapter Information & Contact
Chapter President: Devin Arthur
Contact & Media Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to connect with local EV drivers? Hear the latest EV news from across the province?
Check out our monthly meetings on our Facebook page
When: First Thursday of the Month
Where: Virtual on Microsoft Teams (links are found in our events on Facebook)