Government push needed on EV incentives

Government push needed on EV incentives

Huge progress has been made on growing New Zealand’s electric vehicle fleet in the last five years, but EV advocacy group Drive Electric wants the government to more clearly signal its intentions. Drive Electric chairman Mark Gilbert says looking back on a five-year...
Media: Christina Bu Tour

Media: Christina Bu Tour

Drive Electric, with the support of co-sponsors Meridian and EECA hosted Global EV specialist Christina Bu in NZ from the 26th – 30th November.  During her stay, Christina attracted a lot of media coverage, in case you missed any of this – here are the...
Corporates back electric vehicles

Corporates back electric vehicles

Public enthusiasm for electric vehicles might be booming, but there’s also huge interest in the corporate world, with EV advocacy group Drive Electric recently adding new members. Jaguar Land Rover New Zealand, electrical products supplier Corys Electrical, Tyreline...
EVs part of vehicle finance and insurance shake-up

EVs part of vehicle finance and insurance shake-up

Pictured above: Drive Electric board members Dean Sheed (far right) and Michelle Herlihy were on a panel discussing EVs at the Financial Services Federation’s conference alongside Oscar Ellison (far left), chief executive of car-sharing company YourDrive and lawyer...
Drive Electric ramps up EV advocacy

Drive Electric ramps up EV advocacy

Pictured above: Norwegian EV Association secretary general Christina Bu. Electric vehicle advocacy group Drive Electric has been promoting the uptake of EVs in New Zealand on several fronts during recent months. Its current activities include: 1. Drive Electric has...

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