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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.
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.
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.
HAVAL unveils autonomous EV at Auto China 2018
HAVAL unveiled a raft of new vehicles boasting new engine technologies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HAVAL reveals a new plug-in hybrid car
HAVAL has previewed its first plug-in hybrid ahead of its official reveal.
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.
Could NZ become a world leader in electric vehicle uptake?
Meridian Energy has launched its latest campaign to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles.
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.
Lower Hutt to ‘buzz’ with electric vehicles
The silent convoy will give Hutt City residents a chance to test drive some electric cars.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Thousands of tourists could be driving electric campervans within the next two years.
The Warehouse installs EV chargers across NZ
The Warehouse has started installing electric vehicle charging stations at many stores across New Zealand...
Coromandel opens a scenic touring loop for electric vehicles
“EVs are undoubtedly the future of domestic transport in New Zealand..."
South Island EV charging grid gets an upgrade
ChargeNet New Zealand continues to grow their nationwide charging network...
Petrol cars are becoming more obsolete by the day
"From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses..."
A deep dive into the Kontrol app for Tesla
Security is extremely important when using an app that controls the entire vehicle...