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Did you know that 40% of New Zealand’s energy related CO2 emissions come from petrol and diesel vehicles?

Plug-in electric vehicles have never been more practical to run. That means choosing an EV for your next car is a simple way to help create a cleaner, greener New Zealand and gets us on the road towards energy independence for future generations.

Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle or just interested to know more, you’re in the right place.

Why electric vehicles are a smart choice:

  • Quieter, more comfortable driving
  • Easy to handle
  • Quick, smooth acceleration
  • Zero or much lower exhaust fumes on BEVs
  • CO2 emissions reduced by up to 80%
  • Lower costs and maintenance due to less moving parts
  • Easy to charge from your home’s electrical sockets

What is an EV?

EV stands for electric vehicle. They’re not just better for the environment – they’re also great cars to own and drive.
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Where will I charge it?

You have a wide range of recharging options for your EV, both at home and on the road.
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The cost of an EV

Even though EVs can be more expensive to buy, they’re far cheaper to run and maintain than petrol cars.
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The government has set up some targets and initiatives to encourage Kiwis to consider buying an EV for their next car.
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EV models and where to buy

EVs are cheaper to maintain than an equivalent combustion engine. Which one is right for you?
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Find out why people drive EVs

Plenty of New Zealanders own – and love their EVs. Here are few of their stories.
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