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March 2024

The affiliated charging station program, which now includes fast-charge stations, is expanding! 
The Electric Circuit is proud to announce the expansion of its charging station affiliate partners program in partnership with new fast-charge station distributors. The initiative aims to support transportation electrification and improve charging accessibility across our network. 
 

July 2023

Attention: New pricing at fast-charge stations!
A new rate at fast-charge stations of 100 kW and above will come into effect on July 20, 2023. 
For full details, check out our Cost of Charging page

May 2023

An impressive level of satisfaction!
Following a satisfaction survey conducted by the Electric Circuit among its members in the fall of 2022, many respondents testified to their satisfaction with various aspects of their user experience. Here are the highlights.
 

February 2023

The Electric Circuit launches an affiliated charging station program
This program will ramp up rollout of level-2 charging stations in urban parking lots to improve charging access. They look different, but they deliver the same quality service you find across the network.
More about affiliated charging stations   
 

Beware of fraudulent texts and emails!
Phishing texts and emails that appear to be from the Electric Circuit are circulating. 
The Electric Circuit will never send you documents or ask for your personal information by email or text. All official messages from the Electric Circuit will be sent to your inbox in your Electric Circuit account. 
Do you think you’ve received a fraudulent email or text? Here’s what to do
 

December 2022

First Operation Red Nose for the Electric Circuit!

Because road safety is everyone’s business, the Electric Circuit is pleased to join forces with Operation Red Nose for its 39th campaign. This year, EV drivers who volunteer to drive other motorists home will receive a charging credit for each evening they participate.

Find out more about Operation Red Nose

October 2022

New! The Electric Circuit marketing place.
The Electric Circuit is launching a marketplace where, for a limited time, members can get special perks that come with EV driving products and services!

See the current deals
 

Heavy vehicles
Launch of the charging network for heavy vehicles.

To know more about it

May 2022

Please note: New charging rates at Level 2 standard charging stations
New charging rates come into effect for Level 2 standard charging stations on June 1, 2022.
For more information, please see our new Cost of charging page. 

 

10 years after the launch of the Electric Circuit, what challenges lie ahead?

France Lampron, Hydro-Québec's Director-Mobility, and Daniel Breton, President and CEO of Electric Mobility Canada, met to discuss the challenges that lie ahead for the Electric Circuit. 

See the discussion in english. See the question period.

 

April 2022

Launch of the Electric Relay.

The Electric Circuit and AVÉQ are launching the Electric Relay, a province-wide tour of Québec, to spread the word about electric mobility. 

For more details and tour dates, read the press release. 

March 2022

The Electric Circuit is celebrating its 10th anniversary!

From a pioneer to an essential service, the most extensive public charging network in Quebec tells its story.

Read about the little network that just keeps growing.

 

February 2022

Certified EV Skills Service Centers
Are you looking for a garage with the expertise to work on your electric vehicle? The EV Skills Program (Compétences VE) is a skill certification program of the Conseil provincial des comités paritaires de l’industrie des services automobiles (CPCPA) that guarantees that a mechanic has completed an industry-recognized, provincial EV training program funded by Emploi-Québec. More information about the training program and how to find a certified garage

Survey 2021
Thank you to all the electromobilists who responded, 
here are the results of the 2021 survey

Attention: New pricing at fast-charge stations! 
New pricing at 24-kW, 50-kW and 100-kW fast-charge stations effective February 1, 2022. 
For more information on pricing, check our new Cost of Charging page

January 2022

Charging your electric vehicle during very cold weather

Here are a few tips to simplify your charging sessions when it’s cold outside.

December 2021

Electric Circuit and ChargePoint make it easier for drivers to access charging across Canada and North America

ChargePoint and Electric Circuit members are now able to charge on the other network without having to create a new account or new subscription. Members of the Electric Circuit will be able to access an additional 40,000 charging stations in North America and ChargePoint members will be able to access an additional 3,300 Electric Circuit charging stations, including near 600 fast charging stations.

To learn more, read the press release.

December 2021

Hydro-Québec honored with Canada-wide recognition

Hydro-Québec is the recipient of the award for the Canadian Electricity Association’s Centre of Excellence. The award recognizes the company’s leadership in developing the Electric Circuit, and the positive impact it has had for EV drivers.

For more information, visit the project page on the Centre of Excellence website: https://electricity.ca/lead/centre-of-excellence/public-charging-solutions-for-electric-vehicles/

July 2021

Discover the new program of exclusive promotional offers for members.

Discover the new features of the trip planner.

February 2021

December 2020

June 2020

New mobile app : Discover it!

Rollout of 100-kW Fast-Charge Stations: The Electric Circuit Selects Québec Company AddEnergie

L'AVÉQ (French only)

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Elon Musk annonce que Tesla dévoilera son robotaxi le 8 août prochain

FAITS  SAILLANTSTesla dévoilera son robotaxi le 8 août, a déclaré le PDG Elon Musk dans un message sur les réseaux sociaux sur X.Musk promet un robotaxi depuis des années, mais n’a pas encore tenu ses promesses de conduite autonome.Tesla a annoncé, au premier trimestre, des livraisons inférieures à celles de la même période l’an dernier.  Tesla devrait dévoiler son robotaxi le 8 ao&ucir [...]
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50% des véhicules électriques immatriculés en 2024 ont une coût de possession inférieur sur 5 ans à celui des véhicules à combustion

​Selon le rapport annuel de Vincentric*, de nombreux véhicules électriques ont un coût de possession sur cinq ans inférieur à celui des modèles à combustion. L’analyse de Vincentric couvre huit facteurs : l’amortissement, les frais et taxes, le financement, le coût du carburant, l’assurance, l’entretien, le coût d’opportunité et les réparations. Elle suppose que les vé [...]
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Elon Musk veut tout miser sur le Robotaxi

Surfant sur la vague de l’IA, Elon Musk veut concentrer les efforts de Tesla sur la conduite autonome, y compris le Robotaxi, au détriment d’autres programmes essentiels à son activité principale. En même temps, le PDG menace de ne pas construire de produits d’IA chez Tesla. Tesla investit dans la conduite autonome depuis des années, mais on peut dire que cela a eu un impact positif sur son activité jusqu’à [...]
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