Drive Electric Launches New White Paper on Fleet Buying in New Zealand

'Making the Move: How Some of New Zealand’s Leading Organisations Have Gone Electric' was released today at the EVs and Beyond Conference, Waiheke Island, Auckland. “Once a company has transitioned their fleet to electric, they never want to go back!” So says Drive...

Coalition Government Backdown on ‘Feebate’ Scheme Keeps New Zealand Trapped in the Past

New Zealand First’s action to halt the introduction of a ‘feebate’ scheme designed to support the nation’s transition to low-emission vehicles is a leap back into the industrial age, says Drive Electric Chairman Mark Gilbert. “While the majority of developed countries...

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

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 links: The AM...
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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...
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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...

What’s on the horizon for electric transport?

When it comes to driving electric, changes are happening all the time – to prices, availability and technology of vehicles, and to the infrastructure that supports the movement here in New Zealand.

Drive Electric Launches New White Paper on Fleet Buying in New Zealand

'Making the Move: How Some of New Zealand’s Leading Organisations Have Gone Electric' was released today at the EVs and Beyond Conference, Waiheke Island, Auckland. “Once a company has transitioned their fleet to electric, they never want to go back!” So says Drive...

SUBMISSION – CLEAN CAR STANDARD and CLEAN CAR DISCOUNT

SUBMISSION – CLEAN CAR STANDARD and CLEAN CAR DISCOUNT Introduction and Overview 1.This submission is made by Drive Electric Incorporated (DE). DE represents a member base comprising new car OEMs, used car importers and distributors, infrastructure organisations...

Auckland Transport and Fullers360 media release

Waiheke bus network gets electrified The Waiheke community will see new electric buses on the islands’ roads from the middle of next year.  Auckland Transport and Fullers360’s Waiheke Bus Company have announced today plans for a fleet of electric buses...

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 Press Release

The 2019 EVworld NZ Champions Awards finalists are announced.  Judges Mike Underhill, Stella Stocks, Liz Yeaman and Rod Oram commended the overall impact of the work happening across New Zealand to champion EVs and the decarbonisation of New Zealand’s fleet, which was...

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