The Economic Impact of Electric Vehicle Adoption in Ontario

About Drive Electric

Transitioning from fossil fuels

Windfall Centre’s Drive Electric program is designed to create awareness of the benefits and challenges of Electric Vehicles. We accomplish this by organizing community test drive events. Where knowledge gaps exist, we undertake research to better inform public dialogue and policy making.

GT80 EV Adoption Study

A comprehensive new study

The GT80 Electric Vehicle Adoption Study examines the economic, labour market, and GHG emission impacts resulting from the substitution of Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles with Electric Vehicles in Ontario.

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GT80 Online Calculator

Create your own scenarios

The GT80 Calculator is an innovative on-line tool designed to assist policy makers, educators, and other stakeholders in modeling the economic and environmental outcomes of user defined EV adoption scenarios

Online Calculator

Not only do Electric Vehicles provide many environmental, health, energy, and cost saving advantages... EVs also have the potential to provide many economic, technological, and labour market gains in their production, operation, and construction of supporting infrastructure.

Drive along in our All Electric Vehicle the Nissan Leaf...

Video courtesy of YRMG  — photo journalist Michael Barrett

Thank you to our generous financial supporters:

World Wildlife Fund
Employment Ontario
This Employment Ontario project is funded
in part by the Government of Canada.