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…

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…

UN: 2015 record year for global renewables investment

UN: 2015 record year for global renewables investment

UN: 2015 record year for global renewables investment By Mark Kinver, Environment reporter, BBC News, 24 March 2016 Link provided by Jim Hill (shown at left), Musical director of the Canadian performing arts. LEAF (named Perl) Owner, and dog named Hunter     Global investment in renewable energy hit a record US$285.9 billion in 2015, beating the previous high of $278.5…

Airport EV Charging Stations Unveiled

Airport EV Charging Stations Unveiled

Airport EV Charging Stations Unveiled First I like to thank every one of our club members for bringing out their electric cars and made this a successful event. Free charging at our Victoria International (YYJ) airport! There is a excellent report  in the Times Colonist today along with an update on the airport’s website. Thank you to our Secretary Treasurer Jim Hindson who has worked…

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…

Faraday Future is Front For Apple

Faraday Future is Front For Apple

  Faraday Future is Front For Apple Rumor claims new electric car maker Faraday Future is front for Apple By Roger Fingas Friday, November 06, 2015, 12:30 pm PT (03:30 pm ET) A mysterious electric car maker called Faraday Future — backed by large resources — could be a front for Apple, a report speculated on Friday. The company only began operating…

BC EV Announcement Deferred

BC EV Announcement Deferred

BC EV Announcement Deferred The ministry of transportation has deferred the announcement. Hopefully, because they might need more time to include a more comprehensive package. We are very sorry you have to cancel your travel plans from the Mainland, up-Island as well as the Gulf Islands. But, all for a good cause and the government must have good reasons to…

Victoria EV Club

Victoria EV Club

Victoria EV Club Victoria EV Club Dear  Members, (524) As of the 15 October 2015,  by unanimous vote, our VLC executive board of eight members accepted the general membership’s survey results and adopted “Victoria EV Club” as our new name. Over 90% of those surveyed wanted a new name to include every electric vehicles. VEVC’s secretary treasurer, Jim Hindson is completing our Constitution and we will become a registered…

The Truth Leaked Out of City Hall

The Truth Leaked Out of City Hall

The Truth Leaked Out of City Hall VLC  TWEET has been noticed by the City of Saanich. A re-tweet below confirming adoption of 100% electric cars. @LovemyLEAF Not yet, but Saanich adding 4 EVs (for total of 9) and Victoria adding 9 EVs. Hope to have them by January 2016. There are also rumors to replace all “clean diesel” buses by BYD 100%…