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Everything you need to know about evworld NZ

If you’re interested in electric cars it’s time to get excited because evworld is right around the corner. 

This show is aimed at bringing together the EV curious, EV owners and EVangelists for a unique combined industry and public showcase.

EV World NZ will take place on September 8 and 9, 2017 at the Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau.

There will be a public day with free seminars and exhibition on Saturday, September 9.

This is also your chance to learn about electric vehicles in all their forms, and to experience EVs, e-Scooters and e-Bikes for yourself.

Exhibitors

There will be a host of exhibitors directly related to EVs and everything you need to keep your electric vehicle up and running.

You can expect energy companies, plug and power management firms, charger firms,  autonomous vehicle tech and of course EV manufacturing companies.

There will also be a stand where you can learn more about the government’s EV campaign.

Attendees also go into the draw to win a Hyundai IONIQ for a month or an e-bike to keep.

Test-drive opportunities

There will be massive test drive opportunities so the EV curious can get hands-on with these cars. 

A huge range of makes and models will be on display and available to try including, Tesla, Porsche, Mercedes and Audi, among others. 

Free seminars

There will be free seminars throughout the day which aim to cover all the hot issues surround EVs in NZ.

Speakers include: 

  • Brent Lewers, Ministry of Transport Electric Vehicles Programme principal advisor.
  • Liz Yeaman, EECA general manager.
  • Ira Munn, Ierospace Industries International CEO.
  • Erik Zyderfelt, Mevo CEO.

This event is definitely not one to miss if you’re a car enthusiast or an EV lover.

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