Technology news from the future
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Tesla’s new tech enables cars to be charged in around 15 minutes
The tech giant has introduced the third generation of its ‘Supercharging’ technology that slashes charging times.
08 Mar 2019
Electric car infrastructure needs to be a high priority
“Australians should be able to drive all over this massive nation with complete confidence in a zero-emission vehicle.”
14 Feb 2019
World’s longest electric car journey reaches Adelaide
Some people go a long way to prove a point – and Dutchman Wiebe Wakker certainly falls under that category.
01 Feb 2019
Review - BMW i8 brings flash to the electric revolution
A review of the BMW electric/hybrid i8 - a departure in style for the German giant of car engineering to match the global departure from fossil fuels.
27 Sep 2018
Ridesharing and the future - are driverless cars enough?
Will driverless cars alone be enough to stop the continuing congestion in cities? Or does the answer already exist in our smartphones?
21 Aug 2018
Tesla accredits first Kiwi auto repair business
Precision AutoWerk has been named as the first accredited Tesla repair shop following a multi-million dollar facilities upgrade.
28 Jun 2018
Hands-on review part two: The pros and cons of owning a Tesla Model S
In this part of the review, I will go over some more of the internal features and UI as well as the pros and cons of owning a Tesla.
22 May 2018
Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Thousands of tourists could be driving electric campervans within the next two years.
22 Jan 2018
James Shaw, electric cars & the winners of the 2017 Sustainable Business Awards
“Doing business sustainably is going to be key to New Zealand’s future economic success," says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
05 Dec 2017
Get ready to zoom around in an electric speedster with Mevo and Z Energy
“We are leading the change in the car-sharing industry, not only in New Zealand but globally..."
28 Sep 2017
New Zealand’s first ever electric vehicle showcase breaks records
With a record number of visitors, 2,631 over two days, EVWorld NZ reflected the growing popularity of EVs throughout the country...
18 Sep 2017
The AU$100 million program to encourage Australians to take up EVs
“By providing discounted finance through the CEFC, it is hoped we can encourage a greater uptake of electric vehicles and reduce emissions...”
11 Sep 2017
Meridian and Yoogo create an all electric car-sharing service in Christchurch
“Cantabrians will pay for the time they use the car and Yoogo will take care of everything else..."
06 Sep 2017
Let Jaguar take the wheel: The AI steering wheel is coming soon
Sayer, the connected steering wheel could be the only part of the car users own in the future...
05 Sep 2017
Electric vehicles set to shine at New Zealand car awards
"It reflects not only the growing market but also that this technology is becoming a more affordable..."
24 Aug 2017
Could gas-stations become a thing of the past? Kiwi EV owners prefer charging at home
“EV owners particularly enjoy not having to interrupt their drive home or make a special trip to a petrol station..."
22 Aug 2017
Speeding up the EV conversion: 15 electric vehicle projects receive government funding
"The projects we announced today show there’s an electric vehicle for almost every job, be it rental cars, waste trucks or courier vans."
15 Aug 2017
Electric trucks power up: NZ will soon have the infrastructure to keep EVs moving
Chargemaster is beginning to take the necessary steps to ensure that electric trucks can make the long-haul...
08 Aug 2017
Time to power up: Kiwi roads are bustling with 4,000 electric vehicles
“If registrations continue to increase, we will be on track to meet our challenging target of 64,000 EVs by 2021."
07 Aug 2017
No power? No problem: Kiwi electric vehicle owners aren’t afraid of getting stranded
The poll found that 72% of Kiwi EV drivers experience only occasional range anxiety...
26 Jul 2017
Tesla, Volkswagen and BMW battle it out for the most efficient electric car
Cars are about more than just sleek looks and speed many of us need something practical, here are three EVs that deliver in that regard...
17 Jul 2017
Will NZ's infrastructure crash and burn as we convert to electric vehicles?
EVs are coming to NZ regardless of whether or not we're prepared, but the time has come for companies to start being proactive...
17 Jul 2017
The 2020 EV conversion, does NZ have the necessary infrastructure?
NZ has been embracing EVs, however, do we have the infrastructure to support this conversion?
13 Jul 2017
Car or Camera? Photographer uses Volvo’s XC60 SUV to take spectacular pictures
Prize-winning photographer takes Volvo’s new SUV and uses it as a camera...
10 Jul 2017