Technology news from the future
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EVworld highlights: It’s back and bigger than ever
The growth of the EV community in NZ is made evident by the scale of the event this year.
10 Aug 18
BMW launches wireless EV charger
BMW has launched a factory-fitted, fully integrated inductive charging facility for the high-voltage battery in a plug-in hybrid vehicle.
29 May 18
Should we be worried about ‘buggy’ EVs
A group of citizen scientists are planting tracking devices in electric vans and cars to measure their performance every minute of the day.
23 May 18
HAVAL unveils autonomous EV at Auto China 2018
HAVAL unveiled a raft of new vehicles boasting new engine technologies.
23 May 18
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 18
Hands-on review part one: Driving Tesla’s Red Rocket Model S
Money can’t buy you happiness but it can buy you a Tesla, which is the next best thing.
21 May 18
New standards for vehicle repairs as more EVs enter NZ
New standards have been introduced by the country’s largest body of panel beaters to cope with increasing numbers of EVs.
10 May 18
The Kia Niro EV to arrive in NZ early 2019
An all-electric version of the Kia Niro SUV has been unveiled at a special event.
09 May 18
HAVAL reveals a new plug-in hybrid car
HAVAL has previewed its first plug-in hybrid ahead of its official reveal.
07 May 18
How NZ businesses aim to future-proof their fleets with EVs
New Zealand businesses are increasingly embracing more sustainable transport options to get their employees from A to B.
17 Apr 18
Could NZ become a world leader in electric vehicle uptake?
Meridian Energy has launched its latest campaign to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles.
05 Apr 18
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.
03 Apr 18
Lower Hutt to ‘buzz’ with electric vehicles
The silent convoy will give Hutt City residents a chance to test drive some electric cars.
19 Mar 18
How electric trucks and buses could change NZ
Heavy vehicles are a huge part of the electric revolution, according to not-for-profit group Drive Electric.
12 Mar 18
Mercury converts a 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric
The company has used a bit of Kiwi ingenuity to change a gas-guzzling 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric.
01 Mar 18
Kiwis embrace EVs as part of a longer sustainability journey
The switch to an electric vehicle drove many Kiwis further along the path to a sustainable lifestyle.
28 Feb 18
NZ’s first road legal electric motorcycle set to hit the streets
UBCO is now street legal with the release of a road-registerable model of their EV.
02 Feb 18
The government invests $3.7 million in EV technology
More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand’s highways, bus lanes and streets with another round of government funding.
22 Jan 18
Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Thousands of tourists could be driving electric campervans within the next two years.
22 Jan 18
The Warehouse installs EV chargers across NZ
The Warehouse has started installing electric vehicle charging stations at many stores across New Zealand...
18 Dec 17
Coromandel opens a scenic touring loop for electric vehicles
“EVs are undoubtedly the future of domestic transport in New Zealand..."
11 Dec 17
South Island EV charging grid gets an upgrade
ChargeNet New Zealand continues to grow their nationwide charging network...
06 Dec 17
Petrol cars are becoming more obsolete by the day
"From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses..."
29 Nov 17
A deep dive into the Kontrol app for Tesla
Security is extremely important when using an app that controls the entire vehicle...
29 Nov 17