Electric Vehicles registered in NZ
Public charging locations in NZ
Different EV models available
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Press release 20th May 2021 BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE EV PICK-UP Thursday 20th May, AUCKLAND: Budget 2021’s investment of over $380m towards supporting up-take of electric vehicles is an important move that has the potential to create a step-change in...
Membership for Ford comes just ahead of E-World Conference in Auckland where Ford will participate and have its latest PHEVs on display AUCKLAND, 6 May 2021 – Ford New Zealand has become a member of Drive Electric, a New Zealand non-profit organisation that has been...
Standards NZ has developed SNZ PAS 6011:2021 for residential charging infrastructure for EVs. This PAS was funded by EECA to ensure the motoring public had access to guidelines for safe installations of residential charging infrastructure for EVs. Drive Electric was a...
Drive Electric is calling for a ban on imports of internal combustion light vehicles, such as cars, vans, and SUVs, by 2030 in order to avoid New Zealand becoming a dumping ground for other right-hand-drive markets. Read the full article on Stuff.co.nz here.
Media release 7th April 2021 INDUSTRY CALLS FOR CROSS-PARTY SUPPORT TO DRIVE ELECTRIC REVOLUTION Wednesday 7th April, AUCKLAND: The electric vehicle industry gathered at Parliament last night to back the Government's goals for electrifying New Zealand's vehicle fleet...
Media release 1st February 2021 CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION ADVICE SHOWS THAT NEW ZEALAND WILL EMBRACE EVs Monday 1st February, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in New Zealand mainstream, welcomes the...
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.
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.