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...

[MEDIA RELEASE]: EV Policy Discussion Document

250,000 EVs ON THE ROADS BY 2025 Drive Electric calls for next Government to decarbonise road transport Monday 3rd August, 2020, AUCKLAND: Drive Electric, the not-for-profit with one mission – making electric vehicle ownership in New Zealand mainstream, has today...

Charging on, post the COVID19 lockdown

Written By Drive Electric Chairman Mark Gilbert, for Autocar NZ June Edition And then along came COVID19, and everything stopped. Especially car sales regardless of what motive power. It’s given everyone an opportunity to rethink what might be important going forward,...

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

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

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

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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