Smart Mobility Expo

Smart Mobility Expo

Members of the Victoria EV Club will be joining the South Island Prosperity Project next Tuesday (October 16th) from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Victoria City Hall’s Centennial Square to support a drive to earn $10 Million to electrify Urban Mobility in the Capital Regional District. The event will showcase EVs, electric buses and other modes of zero-emission transportation…

BC Clean Growth Intentions

BC Clean Growth Intentions

On August 24th, the Victoria Electric Vehicle Club in partnership with the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association and Plug-In Richmond issued a joint submission to the British Columbia government’s Clean Growth initiative. Marking one of the first times Western Canadian EV owners have presented combined proposals on zero emission transportation, the document was signed by James Locke (President VEVC), Bruce Sharpe…

BC Government Funds for Electric Fleets

BC Government Funds for Electric Fleets

BC funds electric fleet operators The Province is providing $600,000 under the Clean Energy Vehicle (CEV) Program to encourage and accelerate the use of electric vehicles in British Columbia’s public and private fleets and reduce greenhouse gases. British Columbia has the largest public charging infrastructure network in Canada, as well as the highest per capita adoption of electric vehicles. This…

10 Word Change to Accelerate EV Infrastructure

10 Word Change to Accelerate EV Infrastructure

10 Word By-law Change to Accelerate EV infrastructure A Letter to BC Municipalities Jim Hindson, VEVC Board Member March 4, 2016 In order to increase the adoption rate of electric vehicles and to avoid costly retrofits to buildings and properties in the future, regulatory requirements for off street electric vehicle infrastructure are needed and are being actively sought by progressive municipalities….

EVs in BC to Bypass HOV Requirements

EVs in BC to Bypass HOV Requirements

EVs in BC to Bypass HOV Requirement Dirk Meissner, CTV News, March 1, 2016 Thanks to VEVC Member Jim Hindson for providing this timely story link! Drivers who go electric in British Columbia are about to get the green light to travel the province’s high occupancy vehicle lanes passenger free. Premier Christy Clark is set to announce Wednesday at Vancouver’s Globe Conference…

EVs and HOV Lanes – BC Permits

EVs and HOV Lanes – BC Permits

EVs and HOV Lanes – BC Permits How to apply for a permit Thanks to VEVC Member Jim Hindson for story link.   Electric vehicles (EVs) displaying an official decal are allowed in high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in British Columbia regardless of the number of passengers in the car, unless a sign is posted indicating otherwise. Eligible vehicles include: Battery…