We are in Silicon Valley, CA. What an inspiring place this is. It’s like being in the future, seeing how it will hopefully be like everywhere else soon. There are tons of #ElectricCars driving around, all makes, including buses! There are tons of #ElectricChargers. We saw #SolarPanels used to shade car parking. We even saw a solar panel-powered #EVCharger.
Less than 10 days before we leave. After ordering snow chains and charge adapters for the car, I feel I have to start planning our trip in more detail. In winter, the weather is always on the front of your mind. With an electric car, certain weather conditions can have a big effect on your range. However, there can also be weather that makes the trip outright dangerous or impossible. Continue reading
Thursday saw the Tesla owners of Vancouver Island come together for the first time. This meeting was triggered by a practical reason: Continue reading
’Twas the night before Christmas and all through Victoria, not an engine was stirring… – At least that was true for the convoy of six Electric Vehicles from our Victoria EV Club (VEVC) that participated in Saturday’s Santa Light Parade.
In its 34th year, the light parade was bigger and more exciting than ever. With over 80 entries, it can now claim to be the biggest light parade in Canada, even leaving Vancouver and Toronto in its wake. An estimated 40,000 spectators cheered along Government Street despite the cold. It was viewed by thousands more in the comfort of their homes – all the way to the Northwest Territories, we know that for sure!