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...
Government action needed to boost EV numbers

Government action needed to boost EV numbers

Tax breaks are needed to achieve the Government’s long-held goal of having 64,000 electric vehicles on the road by the end of 2021, according to EV advocacy group Drive Electric. One scheme the Government should take a serious look at adopting is Drive Electric’s...
Fleet Customers Put EV’s On The Agenda

Fleet Customers Put EV’s On The Agenda

Electric vehicles are top-of-mind for many organisations looking at upgrading their fleets, EV advocacy group Drive Electric says. New Drive Electric board member Michelle Herlihy, who is also the country leader for vehicle leasing company Custom Fleet, says EVs have...
Electric vehicle paper starts charging conversation

Electric vehicle paper starts charging conversation

Research commissioned by Drive Electric has generated a deeper analysis of the impact widespread electric vehicle charging would have on the electricity network. Three pieces of research on the issue have been released since Drive Electric put out its white paper Peak...
Ultra-high voltage: The Audi e-tron prototype

Ultra-high voltage: The Audi e-tron prototype

“Audi e-tron extreme” Station 1: Siemens high-voltage test bay at Berlin switchgear plant Ultra-high voltage: The Audi e-tron prototype in a Faraday cage – Fast charging with up to 150 kW in the Ionity network – Wide-ranging options for charging at home...

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