First Published in Timaru Herald by Matthew Littlewood on 14 Apr 2019
The conversations were electric in Geraldine as a convoy of vehicles rolled quietly into the town on Saturday.
The fifth annual great EV (Electric Vehicle) road trip, which started in Rotorua on March 28 and finishes in Cape Reinga on April 26, had Timaru man Martin Kane and his seven-seater 2018 Tesla Model X joining the group.
"It's just an exciting car to drive," Kane said about the vehicle ...
Kathryn Trounson and Timaru man Martin Kane (with his 2018 Tesla X) participate in the Great EV Road Trip, which stopped off in Geraldine
"It's quiet, holds seven people, it can carry up to 2.5 tonnes, and has a range of about 450km."
He said he became interested in electric vehicles about five years ago, when he purchased a Nissan Leaf.