Another Dealership Joins The R-EV-olution

Another Dealership Joins The R-EV-olution

One more location where Vancouver Island residents can purchase an electric car has opened in Colwood. Galaxy Motors on the Island Highway recently welcomed its first used EV and is rapidly expanding its inventory of Nissan, BMW, VW and KIA vehicles. The sign above the lot just scratches the surface on what’s available below it. According to General Sales Manager…

Why Wait For The EV of Your Dreams

Why Wait For The EV of Your Dreams

If you’re in the market for an electric car, there are only 12 new car models for sale in Canada. That number rises to 38 in most EU countries with dozens more manufactured for local buyers in India and China. But even where the choice of vehicle is greater than it is here, most of these cars fall into either…

Introducing Do-It Yourself Solar

Introducing Do-It Yourself Solar

Introducing Do-it Yourself Solar Manfred Wissemann, Solar System Installation Services I have created this service to provide an affordable solar electric installation alternative for our Victoria Electric Vehicle Club (VEVC) members to help install solar electric systems in your homes and businesses. This involves purchasing equipment from a local solar electric supplier and assisting with do-it yourself installation plans, or…

Classic Electric Cars for Auction

Classic Electric Cars for Auction

Paul Hudson , Deputy Editor, Telegraph Cars June 10, 2016 110 Year old American-Built Electric Cars For Sale The 1907 Victor High Wheel Runabout (left) and 1906 Pope Waverley Victoria Phaeton (right) are coming up for sale at auction at Brooklands [Museum, Surrey, England]. Both are now incredibly rare, but electric propulsion was considered a sufficiently viable proposition in the early years…

Ontarians Drive, Live and Work ‘Green’

Ontarians Drive, Live and Work ‘Green’

Ontarians drive, live and work ‘green’ Kevin Libin: Kathleen Wynne’s monstrous new utility to make Ontarians drive, live and work ‘green’ Kevin Libin | April 28, 2016 | Things just got a whole lot brighter in Canada for the electric-car business. Word has leaked that the country’s largest province is preparing to help buy a plug-in vehicle or hybrid for millions of…

Creatively United for the Planet festival

Creatively United for the Planet festival

Creatively United for the Planet Festival   FRIDAY Friday, April 15, 6 pm – 10 pm, Royal Bay Secondary School Farm-to-Table Gourmet Dinner   Live Music • Dancing • Art Show • Silent Auction 6 – 7 pm: jazz trio, mix n’ mingle • 7 pm: dinner served • 8:30 – 10 pm: live music/dance   SATURDAY Saturday, April 16, …

Nissan LEAF Mission Possible

Nissan LEAF Mission Possible

Nissan LEAF Mission Possible Your mission to go electric is now possible. Campus Nissan has an amazing sale event, see details in our VEVC YouTube Video. (Music will cut off after a short while.) Please note Campus Nissan’s SPRING SALES EVENT lasts until the end of April. The Nissan LEAF is a great electric car that you can buy today. No…

Nissan LEAF To Get 3G Upgrade

Nissan LEAF To Get 3G Upgrade

Nissan LEAF To Get 3G Upgrade; Owners Of 2011-2014 LEAFs May Have To Pay To Play Nissan has announced plans to upgrade its NissanConnect EV (formerly Carwings) telecommunications module (TCM) to 3G. This update will affect 2015 and earlier models. The 2016 LEAF will remain unaffected as it already comes with the new technology. Nissan will cover the upgrade costs for…

Dear Premier Clark

Dear Premier Clark

  Dear Premier Clark: Regarding: Accelerating the electrification of the transportation sector. This open letter communication is from electric vehicle (EV) organizations and supporters representing hundreds of experienced EV owners and outlines the measures that need to be taken by the BC government to increase the adoption rate of EVs in the Province. Following the signing of the Paris Agreement…