[MEDIA RELEASE] Drive Electric welcomes government commitment to shift their fleet; now let’s move on the rest of our cars

Media release2 December 2020 Drive Electric welcomes government commitment to shift their fleet; now let's move on the rest of our cars Mark Gilbert, Chair of Drive Electric says, “Drive Electric congratulates the Government for declaring a climate emergency today,...

[MEDIA RELEASE] PRG and Hayden Paddon reveals spectacular Hyundai EV rally car

Photo by New Zealand photographer, Graeme Murray PhotographyPaddon Rallysport GroupMedia release4 November 2020 PRG and Hayden Paddon reveals spectacular Hyundai EV rally car One of the world’s first EV rally cars, based on the Hyundai Kona, has been revealed by...

Government ten-year transport plan overlooks electrification

If climate change is a strategic priority of the Government Policy Statement, where is the ambition for decarbonising the light fleet?  Monday 21st September, 2020, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in...

TESLA BATTERY DAY: ELECTRIC TIPPING POINT NIGH

Wednesday 23rd September, 2020, AUCKLAND: Elon Musk has announced further improvements to battery technology for Electric Vehicles during its Battery Day event in California today, signalling that price parity between EVs and petrol vehicles is ever closer. Bernstein...

[PRESS RELEASE]: Drive Electric Response to National EV Policy Announcement

EV election policies are welcomed, but we need a plan to get to zero emissions from cars Friday 11th September, 2020, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in New Zealand mainstream, has today responded to...

Car makers face huge fines if they miss EU emission targets

Written By Drive Electric Chairman Mark Gilbert, for Autocar NZ August Edition We are closing in on an election that gets more interesting by the day. No one as yet, has laid out a plan with regards to EV adoption in NZ, and how they will go about addressing all 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.

Government ten-year transport plan overlooks electrification

Government ten-year transport plan overlooks electrification

If climate change is a strategic priority of the Government Policy Statement, where is the ambition for decarbonising the light fleet?  Monday 21st September, 2020, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in...

TESLA BATTERY DAY: ELECTRIC TIPPING POINT NIGH

TESLA BATTERY DAY: ELECTRIC TIPPING POINT NIGH

Wednesday 23rd September, 2020, AUCKLAND: Elon Musk has announced further improvements to battery technology for Electric Vehicles during its Battery Day event in California today, signalling that price parity between EVs and petrol vehicles is ever closer. Bernstein...

Car makers face huge fines if they miss EU emission targets

Car makers face huge fines if they miss EU emission targets

Written By Drive Electric Chairman Mark Gilbert, for Autocar NZ August Edition We are closing in on an election that gets more interesting by the day. No one as yet, has laid out a plan with regards to EV adoption in NZ, and how they will go about addressing all the...

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