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…

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…

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…

2011 LEAF Then and 2016 Now

2011 LEAF Then and 2016 Now

2011 LEAF Then and 2016 Now 2011 LEAF: This video was filmed by Jim Henshaw in 2011 and it shows the first Electric car adopters in our Victoria area. It also gives an insight to how our Victoria LEAF Club, now Victoria Electric Vehicle Club (VEVC), was founded. All of the original members are still with us and very active in promoting “zero emission“….

EV Revolution Spreading To Gold River

EV Revolution Spreading To Gold River

EV Revolution Spreading To Gold River   One of our members visited Gold River, BC last summer and left our club  card. I suspect it was Herald and his  canine friend. I think that may be me. I was looking, as I recall, for a bank machine, and noticed that he was closing shop. I approached, and I believe he…

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…