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How EVs could possibly minimise international conflict
This month’s flip the fleet poll asked EV owners their main reason for buying their cars.
Kiwi Startup Spotlight: Mevo's carshare service makes EVs accessible
The private car is typically the second-largest purchase people make - but the average car is used less than 4% of the time.
Could Labour's fuel tax be a good thing for EV owners?
Meridian Energy is supporting the opportunity to increase the uptake of EVs created by Government’s new transport plan.
Waste Management NZ redefines the ‘tidy Kiwi’ with electric vehicles
Waste Management NZ recently opened New Zealand’s first workshop dedicated to converting diesel trucks into electric vehicles.
The VW Bus is back, and it’s gone green
The I.D. Buzz is the second EV concept that VW has revealed for production.
Top digital opportunities for Kiwi SMBs going into 2018
"Technology will bring new ways to save time and money, but also bring increased competition.”
Electric vehicles and SUVs face off as Kiwis choose a dream car
The increased interest in EVs is a sign of things to come...
AI takes control of Auckland’s power grid, that’s not scary at all
The mDERMS programme uses the latest technology to better monitor, analyse, and control Auckland’s energy network...
Coromandel opens a scenic touring loop for electric vehicles
“EVs are undoubtedly the future of domestic transport in New Zealand..."
Kiwi platform enables you to rent a Tesla from your neighbour
Ever gazed at a Tesla (whether on the Internet or in person) and dreamed about driving one? Well now you can with this peer to peer platform.
Electric Village to open in Gisborne - NZ’s first energy hub
Flick will also power the region’s first fast charging electric vehicle station which will be located on the main street outside the hub.
Why Kiwis love plug-in hybrid vehicles
Plug-in hybrids are an ideal electric vehicle option for New Zealanders with just one car...
Electrification is coming for long haul trucks
Supposedly this device can be easily installed on any truck...
Electric vehicles could be an easy way for Kiwis to save money
The financial gain has a lot of EV owners wondering why more New Zealanders aren’t buying EVs right away...
NZ tech experts team up to develop EVs, robots and AI
“Tech leaders will work together to answer the toughest questions around the impacts and opportunities of new technologies..."
Volvo’s ground-breaking EV strategy embraced by the UN
"Volvo is leading the way and we can see now that the automotive industry is waking up to its responsibilities."
$12m invested into developing wireless charging for electric vehicles
It is estimated that by 2050, 37 million electric vehicles will be on the road worldwide.
EVs to share special vehicle lanes on some of Auckland's busiest roads
Electric vehicles are set to share special vehicle lanes on Auckland roads, thanks to a new initiative by the NZTA.
The EV revolution is coming faster than Kiwis think
“You'll be able to buy buses very economically from China...”
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...”
The first Kiwi e-truck has arrived and it’s taking out your trash
Christchurch will be the first city in the Southern Hemisphere to put a 100% electric residential waste collection truck into service...
Ara is preparing Kiwis for the future, with EV technology programme
“They’re coming now so future mechanics need to be trained and ready...”
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..."
New Zealand Post plans to expand its fleet with electric vans
With assistance from the EECA, New Zealand Post will purchase five electric vans...