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Tonnes of CO2 emissions saved this year

Govt driving the switch to electric vehicles

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced an ambitious and wide ranging package of measures to increase the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand. “It’s clear that electric vehicles are the future. A move from petrol and diesel to low emission transport is... read more

What to Look for in Electric Vehicle Policy

Electric vehicles have been getting a lot of attention. Rightly so; they are exciting, and their arrival is a benefit environmentally. They have attracted the attention of the government, and we are expecting that Simon Bridges, as the Minister of Transport and of... read more

New Zealand to get Tesla Model 3

Ahead of the big unveiling of Tesla’s latest model of electric car, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the sought after vehicle will be available in New Zealand. Tesla plans to unveil its Model 3 tonight at its Los Angeles design studio. It doesn’t go on... read more

For a healthier and more prosperous future for all of New Zealand!


The founding purpose of Drive Electric is “to assist New Zealand to realise health, environmental and economic benefits via the accelerated and orderly market uptake of plug-in electric vehicles and associated infrastructure.”

Drive Electric will achieve its purpose through education campaigns and user experience events aimed at New Zealand businesses and the public. Alongside these activities, we will establish a working group between government and industry to create and promote a roadmap to ensure our purpose is achieved in a way that maximizes positive benefits for our members and New Zealand.

Membership Benefits


Listing on the Drive Electric website


Discounted attendance at events and conferences


Opportunities to speak at events and contribute to editorials


Opportunity for Work Stream participation to help shape the path forward


Access to professional advice from Drive Electric and our members


Industry networking and referrals

Become a member

Join Drive Electric now to:

– advance your knowledge about EVs and the opportunities they offer for you and your business
– extend your EV network
– help you make the switch to EVs in your fleet
– increase your opportunities in the growing EV industry in New Zealand.

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