Petro-Canada announces network of EV fast chargers.

Decmber 17, 2019. From Petro-Canada. Image

Petro-Canada has announced its coast-to-coast network of EV fast chargers installed in a string of its stations along Canada Highway 1. Charging is free initially and starting in 2020, there will be a time-based fee.

BC Introduces Incentives for EV Charging Installation.

September 26, 2019. From BC Government. Image

The BC Government is offering homeowners a $350 provincial rebate to install a Level 2 charging station in a single-family home. A $2,000 rebate is available for the installation of a Level 2 charging station designed for multiple users in condominiums, apartments and workplaces.

Incentives gone for scrapping a gas vehicle.

September 2019. From SCRAP-IT BC. Image

The 2019 program has ended and all of the incentives have been allocated. The incentives were allocated to each participating dealer and the regulations required that you first get the dealer to assign an incentive to your electric vehicle order.

BC Reduces Incentives as Federal Government Introduces Them.

June 22, 2019. From CBC. Image

The BC Government has reduced its incentive for new fully electric vehicles from $5,000 to $3,000 and lowered the maximum cost of the vehicle to $55,000 shortly after the Federal Government introduced its new $5,000 incentive.

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Compact Van Popular in Europe.

June 17, 2019. From Clean Technica. Image

Based on the Nissan Leaf architecture, the electric version of the NV-200 Van can be configured for 7 passengers or cargo. Over 20,000 have been sold in Europe, but it still awaits a North American introduction. The 40 kWh battery gives a range of 200+ km.

2019 Nissan Leaf PLUS Revealed.

January 8, 2019. From Green Car Reports. Image

Expected in mid-2019, the Nissan Leaf PLUS will have a 62 kWh battery and 364 km range. The standard 2019 Nissan Leaf has the same 40 kWh battery providing 242 km of range as the 2018 model.

First Drive: 2019 Audi e-tron.

December 7, 2018. From Green Car Reports. Audi e-tron

Expected in mid-2019, the Audi e-tron fits in much closer to the luxury mainstream than the Jaguar I-Pace or Tesla Model X. Its 95 kWh battery provides a range of 417 km.

2020 Kia Soul EV Gets Larger Battery.

December 1, 2018. From Clean Technica. Kia Soul EV

Expected in mid-2019, the 2020 Soul EV will have the same larger 64 kWh battery pack option as its siblings, the 2019 Kia Niro EV and the 2019 Hyundai Kona EV. The range has been estimated as 385 km.

Tesla Model 3 Best Car to Buy in 2019.

November 12, 2018. From Green Car Reports. Image

On design and engineering, the Model 3 is probably the most advanced electric car in the world. It’s the only entire platform we’re aware of for a mass-market vehicle that’s on the market now and currently can, with over-the-air updates, extensively change virtually all of its systems and driving parameters.