Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association

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  • Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association Gives Award to Inventor of Paediatric Prosthetic Device

    1st place winner Matthew Gale smiles broadly, and MEVA member Tom Tessier claps enthusiastically, as MEVA Treasurer Jeff Bergal presents Matthew with a cheque for $1,000. On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, several hundred people converged on Winnipeg’s Innovation Alley for a big block party, hosted by the North Forge Technology Exchange. In the “Alley,” folks were treated to 3D scans, virtual […]

  • MEVAfest 2016

    For the sixth year in a row, the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA) kicked off National Drive Electric Week, with the best electric vehicle festival on the prairies, MEVAfest! Saturday, September 10th, dozens of 2, 3, and 4-wheeled electric vehicles, the New Flyer Xcelsior electric bus, an electric motorboat, the UMSAE Formula Electric race car, an electric skateboard and other exciting EVs were on display […]

  • September Meeting has been re-scheduled to Oct. 1, 2016

    Ahoy Mateys! Everyone who attended MEVAfest saw MEVA Secretary Ross Redman’s large pontoon boat (similar to the ones used as water taxis on the Red and Assiniboine Rivers.) On that impressive watercraft, is a 50 h.p. Mercury outboard-motor which Ross converted to electric power. Ross has kindly offered to give anyone wishing to attend our next MEVA meeting […]

  • Monthly Meeting, April, 2016

    At this meeting, we were informed of a new MB Hydro program for EV owners. Just before Christmas, Manitoba Hydro joined the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA). At this meeting, Sean Woroniak, Manitoba Hydro Marketing Strategies Officer, told us that MB Hydro has decided to offer to finance the costs of purchasing and installing residential EV […]

  • EV wins Best Engineered Vehicle award at WOW!

      Last month, the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association’s 2016 World of Wheels Autorama (WOW) display included MEVA member Bruce Little’s outstanding re-conversion of his Chevy S10 pickup truck. It’s the incomparable custom EV which was featured in the movie DRIVE FOR FREE 2 – The Revolution Continues. Every EV enthusiast who saw that movie knows what […]

  • 5th Anniversary of the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA)

    Saturday evening, January 30th, 2016, over three hundred and twenty people celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA), at The Met, the newly refurbished Metropolitan Theatre, in downtown Winnipeg.  (Before the scheduled event, dozens of us arrived early, to enjoy The Allen Restaurant at The MET.  The food was delicious and staff were great!) […]

  • 2015 Annual General Meeting

    This year, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA) will differ from past MEVA Annual General Meetings. His Excellency The Right Honourable Ed Schreyer (retired Governor General of Canada) was asked if he would like to be the featured guest speaker at MEVA’s AGM in November. He said that he […]

  • October 2015 Meeting

    Thursday, 29 October, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Room E2-330, University of Manitoba Engineering Building 15 Gilson Street Winnipeg, Manitoba featuring: Chelsea Taylor, Promotions Director, 2015-16 UMSAE Polar Bear Racing Formula Electric Team Every year, the University of Manitoba Society of Automotive Engineers (UMSAE) Polar Bear Racing Formula Electric Team designs, builds and races an […]

  • MEVA Meeting September 24th

    September 24th MEVA Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 pm Thursday, September 24 Room E2-330 University of Manitoba Engineering Building 15 Gilson Street Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • MEVAfest 2015 – September 12

    MEVAfest 2015 – September 12

    Celebrate MEVAfest on Broadway organized by the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association 2:00 – 5:00 PM Saturday, September 12th, 2015  in front of the Manitoba Legislative Building Come celebrate the best in electric vehicles, and more… Some of the world’s best plug-in electric vehicles will be at MEVAfest 2015. You’ll see dozens of factory-made EVs from Ford, Nissan, […]

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