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Want to research low-carbon vehicle technology?

If you're a 4th year undergraduate, Master’s and PhD student interested in alternative transportation options, you might want to look into this opportunity. The School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University is looking to fill Master’s, PhD and Post-doctorate positions in the field of Low-Carbon Vehicle Technology, Demand, and Policy to work with [...]

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-06-15|News|Comments Off on Want to research low-carbon vehicle technology?

Harley-David Electric Motorcycle is in Town

A quiet Harley? Yup! Harley-Davidson has developed a concept full-size, all-electric motorcycle and is touring it around the world to get customer feedback. About a dozen of them are at Barnes Harley-Davidson in Langley today and tomorrow for test drives. HD is more interested in gathering feedback than talking specs, but a few details are [...]

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-05-22|News|2 Comments

Vancouver Auto Show Times

The Vancouver International Auto Show is a great event for anyone interested in cars and/or thinking about buying one. This year you can test drive EVs and hybrids with Green Ride & Drive. The show is at the Vancouver Convention Centre West at the times shown below. Date Time Tuesday, March 24 5:00PM - 10:00PM [...]

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-03-21|News|Comments Off on Vancouver Auto Show Times

More on the Revived EV Rebate Program

Vancouver 24 Hours has a report in today's edition with more details about the renewed funding to support EVs that was announced in the recent BC budget. Total budget of $10.5M over the next three years $7.5M will go to incentives to purchase EVs $1.5M will go to charging and hydrogen fuelling infrastructure $1M will assist [...]

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-03-12|News|1 Comment

Coffee Meetup at Delta-Q featuring the Detroit Electric

[veva_facebook_picture]It was a beautiful sunny day and several of us met for coffee at Delta-Q in Burnaby who are generously providing a temporary home for our old friend, the Detroit Electric. Photos

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-03-07|News|Comments Off on Coffee Meetup at Delta-Q featuring the Detroit Electric

Nissan and NASA partner to jointly develop and deploy autonomous drive vehicles by end of year

Nissan and NASA are collaborating in the rapidly growing field of autonomous driving.

By |2017-03-26T22:06:13-07:002015-01-14|News|Comments Off on Nissan and NASA partner to jointly develop and deploy autonomous drive vehicles by end of year

The BMW Store offers VEVA members $5,000 rebate on i3

The BMW Store will be offering Emotive and VEVA website readers a $5,000 price break on the 2014 BMW i3 vehicles they have remaining in stock. The offer is valid until Jan. 31, 2015.  Click on the image above for details.

By |2017-03-26T22:06:14-07:002015-01-13|News|Comments Off on The BMW Store offers VEVA members $5,000 rebate on i3