Geneva Motor Show (Part 2) Not for Us

Geneva Motor Show 2019 (Part 2) So now to the forbidden fruit of the Geneva Car Show. Let’s start with concepts. The car that was highest on my list of ‘must sees’ was the Honda E Prototype. This city car is based on the Urban EV concept car from the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show. This [...]

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Geneva Motor Show (Part 1) The Attainables

Geneva Motor Show 2019 (Part 1) Spring time in Switzerland. The dairy cows head back to the highlands, everyone tidies up (even more), and the Geneva International Automobile Show takes place. The eighty ninth edition of the show was dripping with EVs; some for today, and others on the horizon. Geneva has a unique character [...]

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2019 Canadian International Auto Show

2019 Canadian International Auto Show There are six major international automobile shows in the world. You may have guessed these five; Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Detroit, and Geneva. You may be surprised to know that the sixth is the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. I try to attend the C.I.A.S. most years and I can [...]

By |2019-02-27T22:56:04-07:002019-02-27|News|1 Comment

2018 LA car show

VEVA member reports from the 2018 LA car show (From VEVA member Peter Vella. Click any image for a larger version.) Hello VEVA members Dave Sandelands and I went down to Los Angeles for their annual car show. This is usually a premiere show for EVs due to California's air quality legislation. My summation of [...]

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BC doubles down on support for EVs

This has been quite the week for "let's support EVs" announcements. First, Ontario announced enhancements to its Electric Vehicle Incentive Program. And here in BC, the SCRAP-IT program almost doubled its incentives, up to $6,000, for people junking their old gas guzzlers for an EV. The Clean Energy Vehicle (CEV) Program also announced rebates for fleet owners [...]

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End of year party and Electra Meccanica open house

We had a great time last night at VEVA's end of year party. Many thanks to our friends at Electra Meccanica for hosting the event. And speaking of Electra Meccanica, this innovative local electric vehicle developer is having an open house next week to show off the new Solo.  Details below. Electra Meccanica Open [...]

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EV Policy Report Card released. We all have some work to do!

A comprehensive new report on electric vehicle (EV) policies across Canada gives out grades and concludes that no province deserves an "A".  To get the top grade, there would need to be policies in place (or announced) that would result in enough EV sales by 2040 to achieve greenhouse gas emission targets. British Columbia gets [...]

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