Ottawa, Aug 7 (Canadian-Media): Canada’s boost in sale of electric cars owing to $5,000 federal rebate program program had resulted in 30 percent more sales of electric cars in Canada between January and June, compared to the year before, media reports said.
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Transport Canada reported more than 14,000 electric vehicles were purchased nationwide during the first three months of the federal government's new rebate program.
Further details about what kinds of cars were the most popular purchases by the province have not yet been provided by Transport Canada.
The increase in the sale was mostly in the two provinces of British Columbia and Quebec, which required a minimum number of electric car sales.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)