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Evo Car Share expands footprint in Greater Victoria

Evo Car Share expands footprint in Greater Victoria

45 vehicles will join existing 80-vehicle electric fleet
John Ducker: Tall tales from the traffic-ticket files

John Ducker: Tall tales from the traffic-ticket files

It could be called the traffic ticket excuse syndrome and there have been some excuse masterpieces over over the years.
Bill Vance: Recession was final nail in the coffin for Pontiac

Bill Vance: Recession was final nail in the coffin for Pontiac

Pontiac’s sporty small cars, the return of the Firebird/Trans Am after a hiatus, and being designated as GM’s performance car division wasn’t enough to save the nameplate.
Price of gas rises again — get used to it, say industry analysts

Price of gas rises again — get used to it, say industry analysts

The war in Ukraine continues to be an “active factor” in gas prices
Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Customer would have to have been driving 536.5 kilometres per hour non-stop to rack up the distance alleged by car rental company.
John Ducker: Licence plates help keep drivers accountable

John Ducker: Licence plates help keep drivers accountable

Naturally, there are two camps, the ones who put two plates on their vehicle and the ones who don’t.
John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

A truck or an SUV, by design, can’t handle or brake like a Ferrari or an Aston Martin. So why do we need them to achieve similar speeds?
'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

Hundreds of new chargers are slated to be installed across Canada and more Canadians are considering EVs than ever before. But why is the adoption rate still so low?
B.C. motorists with peeling licence plates subject to $230 fine

B.C. motorists with peeling licence plates subject to $230 fine

Plates most affected by problem made between 2007 and 2012; ICBC brokers offering free replacements
Trucker ticketed after colliding with $600K McLaren on B.C. highway

Trucker ticketed after colliding with $600K McLaren on B.C. highway

The trucker was issued a $109 ticket for failing to yield and docked three points.