Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy tests

Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy tests

Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy test   Jim Henshaw, VEVC board member, Blog: Legion of Decency Mitsubishi Motors has admitted falsifying fuel economy data for more than 600,000 vehicles sold in Japan. Tire pressure figures were falsified by employees to flatter mileage rates, the company said. Almost 470,000 vehicles that Mitsubishi made for Nissan were affected and the issue…

Lt Governor at Planet Festival for Sustainability

Lt Governor at Planet Festival for Sustainability

The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lt. Governor of BC attends Sustainability Festival   The 5th annual Creatively United for the Planet Festival had their Sustainability Showcase last weekend at Oak Bay Secondary with a vast display of electric cars, living simply workshops, renewable energy and more.  What a great honour to be invited and to have my picture taken (see above) with…

Netherlands proposes banning gas, diesel car sales by 2025

Netherlands proposes banning gas, diesel car sales by 2025

Netherlands proposes banning gas, diesel car sales by 2025 Author: John Beltz Snyder Link Provided by:  Dumitru Streza, a mechanical engineer at Crofton Mill – Pulp and Paper, who drives daily to work and back from Colwood in his LEAF.    Battery electrics, fuel cells should be the only legal options. What are the odds you’ll live to see a world, or even…

2016  iMiEV Test Drive Video Review

2016 iMiEV Test Drive Video Review

2016 iMiEV Test Drive Video Review April 2015 The iMiEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle) is a subcompact electric car that you can drive for the same price as a gasoline compact. The 2016 Mitsubishi iMiEV now starts at under $23,800 which might sound like a lot for such a small car. But factor in your provincial tax credit. So really you can have…

Largest Western Canadian Electric Vehicle Show

Largest Western Canadian Electric Vehicle Show

Jim Henshaw, VEVC’s  Royals Event Organizer The biggest fundraising event on the Victoria Electric Vehicle Club calendar arrives Friday March 11th at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods arena as the hometown WHL Royals take on the Prince George Cougars. The arena concourse will feature brand new EVs from several local dealers, including models from car makers just entering the electric car market. There will…

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing

Special Victoria Royals Event Briefing & Coffee Chat Saturday March 5, 2016, 1 pm – 3 pm, Royal Bay Bakery in Colwood. Directions. Enjoy fine organic foods by our host, Master Baker David Groves. Everyone welcome!   Jim Henshaw, Royals Event Organizer, will be briefing our members on the details of our event.  Order your $20 Volunteer T-shirts!  Just tell us: quantity, Adult or Child, size: S,…

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…

’Twas the night before Christmas…

’Twas the night before Christmas…

VEVC News and Events By Silke Sommerfeld 2 December 2015 ’Twas the night before Christmas… ’Twas the night before Christmas and all through Victoria, not an engine was stirring… – At least that was true for the convoy of six Electric Vehicles from our Victoria EV Club that participated in Saturday’s Santa Light Parade. In its 34th year, the light…

Island Farms Santa Light Parade 2015

Island Farms Santa Light Parade 2015

Island Farms Santa Light Parade 2015 Silke Sommerfeld, VEVC’s event coordinator needs Volunteers: BMW i3 , MiEV and esmart owner. all others are in place for the parade Register your BMW i3, MiEV and Smart for Two here. Begin your Christmas Season in Victoria with the magical Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade!  Floats and bands, entertainment and lots of fun for…