2. For the purposes of this Pilot project, an “electric vehicle”, within the meaning of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), means a passenger vehicle, a bus or a commercial vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 4,500 kg and belonging to one of the following categories:
(1) fully electric vehicles equipped with an electric motor and a battery rechargeable from the electric network;
(2) extended-range electric vehicles equipped with an electric motor, an electric battery rechargeable from the electric network and a fuel-powered generator producing electricity;
(3) rechargeable hybrid vehicles, from the electric network, equipped with an electric motor operating in combination with a fuel engine, depending on the speed and acceleration of the vehicle.
An electric vehicle referred to in the first paragraph must have a registration plate with green letters and the electric vehicle pictogram in the lower left hand corner.