A Sign of the Times?

A Sign of the Times?

No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. That’s the Victoria EV Club’s first President Manfred Wissemann pulling into a PetroCanada station. We were wondering if the oil company’s new advertising campaign “Live by the Leaf” might be signalling a change to a zero-emission future. And we weren’t wrong… PetroCanada is quietly rolling out Level 2 charging stations to…

VEVC Meeting with BC Hydro

VEVC Meeting with BC Hydro

On Thursday, September 6, the VEVC hosted a meeting with representatives of BC Hydro attended by approximately 40 local EV owners. The meeting was part of an outreach program by BC Hydro to ascertain the utility’s direction in providing the best possible EV infrastructure for both Vancouver Island and the rest of the province. Representatives, Monica Curran and Mike Wenzlaff,…

VEVC’s own Board Member drives Tesla from Victoria to NWT

VEVC’s own Board Member drives Tesla from Victoria to NWT

First in the N.W.T.? Hay River man buys electric car he calls ‘polar express’ By Jimmy Thomson, CBC News Posted: Jul 14, 2016   Hay River entrepreneur James Locke says his new car is the first [Tesla] in the world with the iconic N.W.T. polar bear licence plate. “We called it the Polar Express,” he says. It may seem like a car…

$20M in electric car charging stations

$20M in electric car charging stations

$20M in electric car charging stations Ont. Liberals to invest $20M in electric car charging stations Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 8, 2015 9:46AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, December 8, 2015 2:56PM EST PARIS — Ontario’s Liberal government will hand out $20 million in grants next year to help create a network of public charging stations for…