“Rapid switch to electric cars could put pressure on electricity grid” – Interview with Eric Pellicer

Eric Pellicer is the Commercial Manager at Powerco. In an interview on Newstalk ZB's Larry Williams Drive show, he discusses the implications of a rapid uptake of EVs could have on our electricity network, and how this can be a great opportunity for some creative...
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Electric Vehicles the Way of the Future

The following article was published in the June issue of AutoTalk. Click here to view the full publication. A friend recently recounted the story of his family who lived on a remote farm in Northland in the early part of the last century. Back then the children took...
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Mercury launches Electric Highway with global leader PlugShare

Thirty of New Zealand’s largest companies are committing to at least 30 per cent of their corporate fleets being electric vehicles by 2019. The initiative represents some 1,450 vehicles – a 75 per cent increase in the total number of EVs on New Zealand roads today.

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NZ major corporates commit to electric vehicle fleet expansion

Thirty of New Zealand’s largest companies are committing to at least 30 per cent of their corporate fleets being electric vehicles by 2019. The initiative represents some 1,450 vehicles – a 75 per cent increase in the total number of EVs on New Zealand roads today.

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International Drive Electric Week

Started in the United States in 2011 by Plug-In America as National Plug-In Day, the simple idea was to hold simultaneous events across the country on the same day. By popular demand it was expanded to an entire week (two weekends) of events and the name changed to...
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Many More Plugin Vehicle Models About to Reach New Zealand

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says ‘the Motor Industry Association has completed a survey of manufacturer’s plans to import and distribute new models of electric vehicles (EV’s) and plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV’s)...
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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.

Electric Vehicles the Way of the Future

The following article was published in the June issue of AutoTalk. Click here to view the full publication. A friend recently recounted the story of his family who lived on a remote farm in Northland in the early part of the last century. Back then the children took...

Mercury launches Electric Highway with global leader PlugShare

Thirty of New Zealand’s largest companies are committing to at least 30 per cent of their corporate fleets being electric vehicles by 2019. The initiative represents some 1,450 vehicles – a 75 per cent increase in the total number of EVs on New Zealand roads today.

NZ major corporates commit to electric vehicle fleet expansion

Thirty of New Zealand’s largest companies are committing to at least 30 per cent of their corporate fleets being electric vehicles by 2019. The initiative represents some 1,450 vehicles – a 75 per cent increase in the total number of EVs on New Zealand roads today.

International Drive Electric Week

Started in the United States in 2011 by Plug-In America as National Plug-In Day, the simple idea was to hold simultaneous events across the country on the same day. By popular demand it was expanded to an entire week (two weekends) of events and the name changed to...

Many More Plugin Vehicle Models About to Reach New Zealand

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says ‘the Motor Industry Association has completed a survey of manufacturer’s plans to import and distribute new models of electric vehicles (EV’s) and plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV’s)...

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