[PRESS RELEASE] BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE EV PICK-UP

Press release 20th May 2021  BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE EV PICK-UP Thursday 20th May, AUCKLAND:  Budget 2021’s investment of over $380m towards supporting up-take of electric vehicles is an important move that has the potential to create a step-change in...

Ford New Zealand joins Drive Electric

Membership for Ford comes just ahead of E-World Conference in Auckland where Ford will participate and have its latest PHEVs on display AUCKLAND, 6 May 2021 – Ford New Zealand has become a member of Drive Electric, a New Zealand non-profit organisation that has been...

New Publicly Available Specification (PAS) for residential EV charging

Standards NZ has developed SNZ PAS 6011:2021 for residential charging infrastructure for EVs. This PAS was funded by EECA to ensure the motoring public had access to guidelines for safe installations of residential charging infrastructure for EVs. Drive Electric was a...

Could New Zealand become a right hand-drive dumping ground for dirty cars?

Drive Electric is calling for a ban on imports of internal combustion light vehicles, such as cars, vans, and SUVs, by 2030 in order to avoid New Zealand becoming a dumping ground for other right-hand-drive markets. Read the full article on Stuff.co.nz here.

[MEDIA RELEASE] INDUSTRY CALLS FOR CROSS-PARTY SUPPORT TO DRIVE ELECTRIC REVOLUTION

Media release 7th April 2021  INDUSTRY CALLS FOR CROSS-PARTY SUPPORT TO DRIVE ELECTRIC REVOLUTION Wednesday 7th April, AUCKLAND: The electric vehicle industry gathered at Parliament last night to back the Government's goals for electrifying New Zealand's vehicle fleet...

[MEDIA RELEASE] CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION ADVICE SHOWS THAT NEW ZEALAND WILL EMBRACE EVs

Media release 1st February 2021  CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION ADVICE SHOWS THAT NEW ZEALAND WILL EMBRACE EVs Monday 1st February, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in New Zealand mainstream, welcomes the...

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.

[PRESS RELEASE] BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE  EV PICK-UP

[PRESS RELEASE] BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE EV PICK-UP

Press release 20th May 2021  BUDGET FUNDING A CHANCE TO SUPERCHARGE EV PICK-UP Thursday 20th May, AUCKLAND:  Budget 2021’s investment of over $380m towards supporting up-take of electric vehicles is an important move that has the potential to create a step-change in...

Ford New Zealand joins Drive Electric

Ford New Zealand joins Drive Electric

Membership for Ford comes just ahead of E-World Conference in Auckland where Ford will participate and have its latest PHEVs on display AUCKLAND, 6 May 2021 – Ford New Zealand has become a member of Drive Electric, a New Zealand non-profit organisation that has been...

New Publicly Available Specification (PAS) for residential EV charging

New Publicly Available Specification (PAS) for residential EV charging

Standards NZ has developed SNZ PAS 6011:2021 for residential charging infrastructure for EVs. This PAS was funded by EECA to ensure the motoring public had access to guidelines for safe installations of residential charging infrastructure for EVs. Drive Electric was a...

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