Electric Vehicles registered in NZ

Public charging locations in NZ

Different EV models available

Tonnes of CO2 emissions saved

City to plug into car charging?

By David Beck. Dunedin residents may be able to plug in their cars and charge them just as easily as they would a mobile phone if a study being discussed by the Otago Chamber of Commerce and Dunedin City Council goes ahead. Chamber chief executive Dougal McGowan said... read more

ABB partners with Vector, WEL to install fast-chargers

By Kate Barker. ABB is seeing local interest grow in its electric vehicle fast-charging technology. The firm recently partnered with Vector and WEL Networks to install fast-charging stations in Auckland and Hamilton. There will be two installed next month at Vector’s... read more

Tesla just did something big in the car world

By Barry Ritholtz.   Tesla has rocked the world of high-performance automobiles with the introduction of its new “Ludicrous mode.” The internal-combustion engine business may never be the same. Regular readers of mine usually know at least two things... 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

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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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