Media release: Driverless future on the horizon

Vehicles that can drive themselves might seem like something straight out of a science fiction film. But new research from Drive Electric shows autonomous vehicles will be a reality much sooner than many people think. The not-for-profit group’s latest white paper The...
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Media release: FBT “Switch” scheme for electric vehicles entering corporate fleets would drive more corporate demand

Not-for-profit group Drive Electric is encouraging the new government to look at a fringe benefit tax (FBT) innovation that would encourage corporate uptake of electric vehicles. Drive Electric’s suggested “Switch” scheme would involve the incoming EV attracting the...
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Shared EV Fleet for Christchurch

Drive Electric Member Yoogo, an innovative Kiwi fleet management company, has been selected by the Christchurch City Council to implement the largest transition of combustion engines to shared electric vehicles in the Southern Hemisphere. Supported by EECA’s Low...
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Chargemaster

New Member Profile – Nigel Broomhall of Chargemaster

In 2009 Meridian Energy’s electric vehicle program brought 3 commercial prototype Mitsubishi iMievs into New Zealand. It was the first time in Mitsubishi’s history that they had ever allowed one of their prototypes out of the country, let alone 3. They were of course...
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“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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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.

Media release: Driverless future on the horizon

Vehicles that can drive themselves might seem like something straight out of a science fiction film. But new research from Drive Electric shows autonomous vehicles will be a reality much sooner than many people think. The not-for-profit group’s latest white paper The...

Shared EV Fleet for Christchurch

Drive Electric Member Yoogo, an innovative Kiwi fleet management company, has been selected by the Christchurch City Council to implement the largest transition of combustion engines to shared electric vehicles in the Southern Hemisphere. Supported by EECA’s Low...

New Member Profile – Nigel Broomhall of Chargemaster

In 2009 Meridian Energy’s electric vehicle program brought 3 commercial prototype Mitsubishi iMievs into New Zealand. It was the first time in Mitsubishi’s history that they had ever allowed one of their prototypes out of the country, let alone 3. They were of course...

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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