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March 10, 2023

No Luxury Tax Relief in the BC Budget

Auto Industry News

ZEV Sales in Canada on the upswing but not yet on pace with British Columbia

By Blair Qualey The latest report by S&P Global Mobility demonstrates that zero emission vehicle (ZEV) adoption is catching on in Canada, although not to the same extent as it is here in BC where this province continues to be a leader. The market share of zero-emission light-duty ZEVs vehicle…
Auto Industry News

BC Passes 16% of EV Sales Leading North America Per Capita

B.C. has the one of the highest uptake rates of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) in North America.
Auto Industry News

Welcome New Member: National Business Brokers

Welcome New Associate Members

Auto Blog

The Association speaks on behalf of the retail new automotive industry to the public, media, and government. As part of its work with media, the NCDA writes and contributes to regular columns published through partnerships with Postmedia, Black Press, Glacier Press Groups, including Canadian Auto Dealer.

Columns cover a wide variety of topics, relevant to the motoring public of British Columbia such as: latest technology, vehicle purchasing and maintenance tips, EV ownership and range anxiety, warranties and replacement insurance, ICBC safety campaigns, Auto Show Previews, keeping your vehicle safe, preparing for road trips, and much more.

March 7, 2023

The Road to Electric Vehicle Ownership

Auto Blog

2023 will be the year of the EV

Zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) adoption continued to gain a stronger share of the light vehicle market last year despite supply chain issues.
Auto Blog

Change in Season means Winter Tires Need to be Top of Mind

It’s that time of year when a change of season will soon translate into frost and snow for many parts of the province
Auto Blog

Don’t Allow the Heat to Get Under Your Skin When Behind the Wheel

Summers in BC may entail clear blue skies, beaches, and the company of family – and that is the joy of a road trip in this beautiful province. So how do you beat the heat and not let the stress and frustration get under your skin?

News Releases

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October 17, 2022

New Car Dealers Say Charging Infrastructure Announcement Key to Ongoing Development of EV Highway

News Releases

Impact of Zoning Bylaw Amendment Would be Significant for Victoria New Car Dealers

Impact of Zoning Bylaw Amendment Would be Significant for Victoria New Car Dealers Car dealerships need to store vehicles to sell vehicles. That is the nature of our business. Despite this obvious fact, without any consultation with or direct notice to property owners and automobile dealers, City of Victoria Council…
News Releases

Special Presentation Involving Jim Pattison a Highlight at Western Dealers Summit

A “Conversation with Jim Pattison” proved to be a highlight for delegates attending the Western Canadian Dealer Summit in Las Vegas over the weekend
News Releases

New Car Dealers Say Changes to Rebate Program Will Help BC Maintain Leadership in Zero Emission Sales

Changes to the CleanBC Go Electric vehicle purchase rebate program will help BC maintain its leadership position in the sale of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) across North America.

In The Media

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March 9, 2022

BC Drivers Consider EVs with Record BC Gas Prices

NCDA in the Media

New Incentives in 2022 BC Budget Encourage Adoption of Electric Vehicles

2022 BC Budget adds more incentives for electric vehicles
NCDA in the Media

Automotive Community Raises Over $1.2M For BC Flood Relief

The NCDA helped lead a fundraising effort to ensure people and communities received necessary resources and support.
NCDA in the Media

New BC Hydrogen Strategy Released

The Government of BC is releasing its hydrogen strategy for how hydrogen will support its climate goals and create new jobs.