Electric Vehicles registered in NZ

Public charging locations in NZ

Different EV models available

Tonnes of CO2 emissions saved this year

Why Cheap Gas Isn’t Bad News for Electric Cars

-via Slate.com With gasoline prices falling sharply, consumers are reverting to mean behavior: They’re buying gas-guzzlers. The No. 1 seller in December was a pick-up truck, the Ford F-150, which sold 85,211 units—a 10-year high. According to Michael Sivak and Brandon... read more

Market for electric vehicles is ready to explode

-Via Ecomento.com A report from research firm IDTechEx entitled Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2016-2026 says the market for electric vehicles is set to explode over the next 10 years, creating nearly a half trillion dollars worth of new business... 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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