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E-Mobility Resources

E-mobility is the best, and possibly the only way forward for New Zealand.

While we engage in academic research, we also aim to make our findings accessible and digestible for the general public. After all, we need the whole nation to understand and embrace the future of transport!

Find key information about climate change, the environmental impacts and benefits of electric vehicles, and other useful information about electric vehicles in New Zealand here.



EV maintenance & repairs require specialised knowledge & equipment. Here’s where to find EV mechanics in NZ.

Will the world run out of lithium?

Drive Electric looks at whether the world will run out of lithium, and alternative sources of energy | New Zealand | Drive Electric.

How is New Zealand disposing of EV batteries?

Drive Electric looks at what happens to old electric vehicle batteries in New Zealand.

The non-car EVs hitting our roads, air and ocean this year

Electric transport technology isn’t just useful for your daily commute in a passenger car. From the ocean to the skies, here are the other EVs you might spot around New…

EV Charging Etiquette

The teams at Drive Electric, Zilch and Gen Less have compiled this handy guide for EV drivers to enjoy a positive charging experience nationwide!

What is the difference between BEVs, PHEVs and HEVs?

In this guide, we help you familiarise yourself with the terms BEV, HEV, PHEV, and ICEV and understand the pros and cons of each vehicle type. 

EV myths busted: Are electric vehicles safer than gas-powered cars?

In this EV myth-busting series, Drive Electric New Zealand sets the record straight on the safety concerns surrounding EVs.

Electric cars and accessibility: What drivers with disabilities need to know

New Zealand is committed to a large-scale transition to electric transport. What does this mean for people with disabilities?

BEV, PHEV or Mild Hybrid? Electric Vehicle terms explained

Heavy transport in New Zealand: is an electric future possible?

EV myths busted: What impact do EVs really have on the environment?



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