Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association

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  • July 2015 Meeting:

    7:00 PM, Thursday, July 30, 2015 AssentWorks Boardroom, 3rd floor, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. It’s time to prepare for the fifth annual MEVAfest, Manitoba’s fall festival of electric vehicles. The festival is always a special event, but, this year, MEVAfest will be extra special. In the afternoon of Saturday, September 12th, in downtown Winnipeg, MEVAfest will make […]

  • June 2015 Meeting: MEVAfest is moving downtown!

    7:00 PM, Thursday, June 25, 2015 Room E2-330 U. of M. Engineering Building, 15 Gilson Street, Winnipeg. June 2015 Meeting: MEVAfest is moving.  It’s official, we’ll celebrate the fifth anniversary of MEVAfest, at Manyfest, in downtown Winnipeg, Saturday afternoon, September 12th!  We’d like to thank everyone who supported our successful application to participate in Manyfest 2015. Manyfest is […]

  • MEVA Members Win Gold!

    Congratulations to MATTHEW HEWLETT, CALEB TURON and DAWSON KINGSTON!!! Not only are they brilliant, but they’re humble, too!  They didn’t tell us, but on April 25, 2015, at the Manitoba Schools Science Symposium, MEVA’s youngest members were honoured for trying to improve the lives of people around the world.  For their efforts and their ingenuity, […]

  • Energy East pipeline – a threat to Manitoba’s drinking water?

    Retired biophysicist Dennis LeNeveu authored an unsettling report, which was recently released by the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition (MEJC). Here’s a brief summary of the CBC and Canadian Press coverage of that report. A new report from the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition says that a pipeline, which would carry one million barrels of oil per day from Alberta […]

  • April Meeting re: EV bargains, also off-road EVs

    7:00 PM, Thursday, April 30, 2015 Room E2-330 U. of M. Engineering Building, 15 Gilson Street, Winnipeg. Hey folks, bring your notebooks or iPads, because you won’t want to forget anything this month’s presenters have to tell us. First, MEVA Treasurer, Jeff Bergal, is going to demystify the steps involved in shopping for EV bargains south of the boarder. […]

  • How to Register to Use RRC Level 3 Charger

    Simply send an e-mail, stating that you want to register to use the RRC L3 charger, to José Delos Reyes jdelosreyes@RRC.CA with the following information: full name, contact number, car make/model year and license plate number.

  • Manitoba’s First Level 3 EV Charging Station

    First, a big thanks to Lester and Ruth Deane for allowing MEVA to display their alluring Tesla model S at the World of Wheels automobile show this past weekend. We can accurately claim that Lester’s and Ruth’s fine car attracted more attention and genuine interest from the public than any other vehicle at that event! […]

  • How to build EVs with wings!

    7:00 PM, Thursday, March 26, 2015 At Lyncrest Airport, 57119 Murdock Road, Winnipeg Over the past several years, members of the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA) have utilized their many talents and training to convert cars, trucks, tractors, bikes, an SUV and more… to electric vehicles. Members of the Winnipeg Chapter of the Recreational Aircraft Association of […]

  • 2nd MEVA meeting of 2015

    7:00 PM, Thurs., Feb. 26th Room E2-330 U. of M. Engineering Building, 15 Gilson Street, Winnipeg. Because of the favourable impression MEVA members made on Doug Bedford, the Manitoba Street Rod Association (MSRA) representative who was at our October meeting, the MSRA has invited the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association to have a display at their Rodarama car show, […]

  • UMSAE Formula Electric Critical Design Review

    UMSAE is inviting MEVA members to the Formula Electric Critical Design Review (CDR) on Tuesday, November 25th 2014 at 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM in room E2-330 of EITC.   The purpose of the CDR will be to provide a detailed overview of the current design for the 2014-2015 race car to students, faculty members, members in MEVA, friends, UMSAE alumni and select industry representatives in […]

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