EVCO is a non-profit, incorporated organization dedicated to promoting the use of electric vehicles in applications where they are appropriate.

Welcome to the Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa

We hope the information on this site will leave you as excited about the future of efficient transportation as we are!

Our mission includes making sure you get the facts about mobility using electricity. If you can't find what you're looking for, please tell us.

EVCO is a federally incorporated non-profit.

June 9, EVCO Participating in Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict's Eco-Fair and EcoDistrict Race

EVCO will have a display, including an electric car, at the Eco-Fair on Sparks Street on June 9, hosted by the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict as part of Enviro-Week. http://ottawaecodistrict.org/enviroweek/

As well, one of the environmentally themed clues in the EcoDistrict Race will be provided by EVCO, so think EV's!

EVS29 Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition, June 19-22, Montreal

EVS29 June 19-22, 2016EVS29 June 19-22, 2016

Register now for the 29th World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS29)! http://www.evs29.org

EVCO Providing an E-bike at Ecology Ottawa's "Street Fight" event, April 27 - join us!

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EVCO will be displaying an e-Bike at Ecology Ottawa's April 27 event.

Streetfight: NY’s Urban Revolution Comes to Ottawa


It's here: Branchez-Vous 2016 is in Gatineau, May 7-8!


This year, Branchez-Vous has announced events in 4 locations, including right here in the Ottawa / Gatineau region!

On May 7 and 8, 2016, this popular public event will feature test drives of 14 different models of plug-in vehicles, as well as information booths and access to experienced EV owners!

Darryl McMahon on Electric Vehicles: Past, Present and Future

Long-time EVCO member Darryl McMahon will be giving a presentation at Carleton University on Monday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m.

Free admission.

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Event poster at:


SecCharge - an app for intelligent EV charging stations and EV drivers

SecCharge (Secure Electric Vehicle Charging Ecosystem in Smart Grid) is a mobile and web application platform. One of the core features of SecCharge is an en route re-charging assistant to improve the convenience of EV driving. It helps EV drivers to plan their trips with access to vacant, unreserved charging stations and reserve them.

Electric Vehicle Chargers Ontario (the other EVCO) program

The Ontario Government has announced details of it's $20 Million program to provide Level 3 DC Fast Charging stations for Electric Vehicles across Ontario.

EVCO Signs Open Letter to Canada PM Justin Trudeau

Zero EmissionZero EmissionAn Open Letter on Climate Change To Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau
Regarding: Accelerating the electrification of the transportation sector

See enclosed PDF

10 EVs (9 Models) Displayed at the "100% Possible" Climate March Nov 29 in Ottawa!

EVCO and AVEQ helped organize the display of electric vehicles (EVs, PHEVs, EREVs, e-Bikes) at Ottawa City Hall, prior to the "100% Possible" Climate March on Nov 29.

The following Electric Vehicle models were shown: BMW i3, Chevy Spark EV, Chevy Volt, Kia Soul EV, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf (x2), Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, Tesla Model S, and an EV Conversion of a Ford Ranger truck.

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