EVfriendly website program

British Columbia Is EV Friendly

The Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA) is pleased to announce the launch of EVfriendly, an industry-led program, sponsored by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, designed to cultivate a higher degreeof confidence in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) ownership. The program helps ensure that only trained and qualified industry professionals are selling, …

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EVfriendly electric vehicle online training and certification now open

EVfriendly Certification Registration Now Open

Register now to become an EVfriendly certified provider.  If you are not yet familiar with EVfriendly, in short, it is an industry-led program, powered by the Automotive Retailers Association, sponsored by the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Low Carbon Innovation, designed to cultivate a higher degree of confidence in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) ownership. The program …

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ARA Award Winners Shine at AGM

Every year, the ARA recognizes businesses and individuals that demonstrate their dedication to the industry and to the Association above and beyond the call of duty and this year was no exception. The Outstanding Community Service Award honours someone who contributes significantly to industry and their community and serves as a role model for others …

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2021 ARA Show and Shine Winners

The third annual ARA Show and Shine contest was a big success, with an increase in both registrations and public votes compared to last year. Held virtually in conjunction with the ARA’s annual general meeting, on October 7, this year’s online event displayed 117 wonderful entries in six categories – Antiques and Vintage, Classic and …

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