Beijing Smog Requires Headlights

Beijing Smog Requires Headlights

Beijing Smog Requires Headlights Beijing Smog So Severe It Requires Headlights At Noon By Stephen Edelstein Dec 6, 2015 China’s air pollution is notorious, and anyone not aware of the extent of the problem got a graphic demonstration last week. For about five days, Beijing essentially disappeared–enveloped in a cloud of smog. Beginning Friday November 27, unfavourable weather conditions covered…

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…

Sustainable Saanich “Carbon Champions Night” Details

Sustainable Saanich “Carbon Champions Night” Details

  VLC Members please be 15 minutes early to help set up the tent and table, Coffee etc… David Lam Auditorium – MacLaurin Building – University of Victoria 3800 Finnerty Road Thursday, October 17,2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) Hope you have heard about our Carbon Champions Night on October 17th? Details are below my signature if you…

Success in Sidney

Success in Sidney

Marlaina Elliott, environmental officer with the City of Sidney, was left outside the car show until an extra spot was found. Dave Kenway’s black Nissan LEAF was left out of the Show as more then expected EV’s filled up our reserved spaces. This was the biggest VLC show ever. People quickly went by other cars to make their way to our…

2013 Antique Oak Bay Car Show

2013 Antique Oak Bay Car Show

VLC had their best show ever. We handed out 500 business cards and found overwhelming interest in 100% electric cars by the general public. VLC inverter demonstration turning the LEAF into a 110v power supply for use in emergencies or camping. We used Leaf power to make freshly ground coffee. 5 LEAFs, 1 eSmart, 1 Miev attended the show with 16 VLC…

BC Hydro Level 3 Charger at Powertec Research Lab

BC Hydro Level 3 Charger at Powertec Research Lab

Powertec intends to install several Level 3 chargers in the lower mainland by the fall of 2013. The holdup has to do with property jurisdiction agreements and paperwork and is not limited by fiscal or technical matters. The Eaton ChaDeMo is said that the supply is 208 volt 150 amps 3 phase. Very convenient if you need a quick charge crossing…

Coffee Chat June 15 2013

Coffee Chat June 15 2013

We had a very interesting discussion with TK & Spouse, Bruce Boland, Dave Kenway and Fred Wissemann. Tk brought up the question on how to store the LEAF, if one were to go on a long holiday trip? David discussed his now operational fast charger and Bruce Boland discussed his upcoming Fair on Pender Island. Bruce held a draw for…