Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards Program
The Annual Canadian Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards Program recognizes car dealerships and, new this year, utilities that demonstrate leadership in the sale of electric vehicles (EVs).
New category, Canadian utilities who promote electric vehicles are eligible for the new Tom Mitchell Leadership award. Canadian dealerships selling electric vehicles are eligible for three award categories in 2016.
While anyone can nominate a dealership or utility, the nomination process requires information and approvals that must be provided by the entrants. Entrants are encouraged to self-nominate.
A Word from a Winner
“Recognition from a third party is always something customers view as an outstanding accomplishment. Thank you CEA and Plug'n Drive! Our customers are proud to be part of this award and they tell us.”
Samuel Jeanson, Bourgeois Chevrolet
2015 winner of the Leading Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Dealership Award
Recognition for your dealership/utility as a leader in the adoption of EVs in Canada:
- National and local press release.
- A trophy showcasing for customers your contribution to a lower-carbon future.
- EV Dealership Award logo available for marketing materials.
- Recognition on partner and sponsor websites and social media.
EXPENSE-PAID TRIP* for one representative of your dealership/utility to an event to be held in Toronto during National Drive Electric Week September 10 to 18, 2016.
*Transportation, accommodation for one nights, meals; approvals and receipts required; limits apply; negotiable.
EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION in the form of a free gift for the winning dealership/utility to present to an outstanding individual or team within the dealership/utility to recognize a remarkable contribution to EV success.
The 2016 EV Dealership Awards Program includes four award categories, with one winner selected for each:
LEADING BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLE (BEV) DEALERSHIP AWARD
For the 2016 Awards Program, this category is open to car dealerships in the Provinces of Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia with BEV sales in 2015.
LEADING PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE (PHEV*) DEALERSHIP AWARD
For the 2016 Awards Program, this category is open to car dealerships in the Provinces of Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia with PHEV sales in 2015.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEALERSHIP INSPIRATION AWARD
For the 2016 Awards Program, this category is open to car dealerships in any province or territory with BEV and/or PHEV sales in 2015.
TOM MITCHELL ELECTRIC VEHICLE LEADERSHIP AWARD
NEW IN 2016!
This category is open to any electrical utility in any province or territory that had a utility-led electric vehicle and/or charging station program in place in 2015.
*All references to PHEVs include also Extended Range Electric Vehicles (EREVs).
Nomination entries will be evaluated by a volunteer Judging Committee comprised of experts who are champions of EV adoption in Canada.
The Judging Committee will consider four elements in its evaluation of nominations.
Entry to the 2016 Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards Program is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted their entries. Further information will be communicated shortly.
The presentation of the 2016 Awards will be at an event held in Toronto to underline National Drive Electric Week which runs from September 10 to 18, 2016.
The Canadian Electricity Association and Plug’n Drive thank the volunteers and sponsors whose contributions of time, expertise and resources make the Canadian Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards Program possible. Click here for a list of our sponsors.
The Canadian Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards Program is a joint initiative between the Canadian Electricity Association and Plug'n Drive.
|Plug'n Drive is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of electric cars across Canada to maximize their environmental and economic benefits. To help drivers make the switch, Plug'n Drive is focused on three key programs: Education, Home and Public Charging Infrastructure and Research to support the electric vehicle industry.|
|The Canadian Electricity Association is the national voice of the electricity industry in Canada. CEA is committed to improving the understanding of smart grid activities and advocating for the further use of electricity as a transportation fuel in order to help Canada and the electricity sector meet social, environmental, and economic goals.|
On September 26, 2016, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and Plug'n Drive announced the winners of the 2016 Electric Vehicle Dealership Awards during EV Day at Queen’s Park in Toronto.
“CEA is proud to host this one-of-a-kind program and recognize national leadership in the promotion and adoption of electric vehicles,” said the Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association. “Canadian electricity is some of the cleanest in the world, and the electrification of transportation will be a crucial component in building a cleaner and more prosperous future.”
Interested in receiving notifications about the Electric Dealership Awards Program, such as the release of the selection criteria and the nomination forms?
Send your contact information (your first and last name, dealership name, and email address) to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the EV Awards email distribution list.