A group of eight electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts, driving 5,000 kilometres across New Zealand, will be stopping at iconic Hawke’s Bay locations on Monday 26 March.
The ‘Leading the Charge’ convoy began their journey in Bluff on 14 March and will stop at Havelock North, Te Mata Peak and the Napier Sound Shell. Their journey ends in Cape Reinga on 3 April.
[Unison - 22 Mar 2018]Read more
Hold onto your (driver's) seats, charging stations for electric cars might finally be coming to Marlborough.
ChargeNet NZ wants to expand its nationwide network of car chargers into Marlborough, with plans for charging stations in Blenheim, Spring Creek and Havelock.Read more
[Margaret Baker - EV Talk - 22 March 2018]Read more
A convoy of electric vehicles will park up to promote EV technology at the Whanganui Pak'nSave car park on March 24.
[Wanganui Chronicle - 20th March 2018]
Get a glimpse of what Wellington roads will look like in 10 years this Friday 23 March on Cuba Street when a convoy of electric vehicles park up for the public to see, ride in, and even test drive.
Wellington City Council is hosting the Leading the Charge electric vehicle road trip as it stops in Wellington on its way from Bluff to Cape Reinga.
[FuseWorks Media - Voxy - 20 Mar 2018]Read more
High-profile American electric vehicle advocate Chelsea Sexton says she does not own an EV.
[Stuff Motoring - 20th March 2018]
When you think of rural schools in New Zealand you probably think a handful of students, and quaint buildings in a picturesque setting – you would be right!
The #LeadingTheCharge team had spent the day before resting in Greymouth and with no public events scheduled along the drive up north to Nelson, the team split up and visited a handful of schools along the way.
[Kathryn Trounson - EV Talk - 26 Mar 2018]Read more
The old and the new will parade side by side when the annual Leading the Charge electric vehicle parade comes to Palmerston North.
[Stuff Motoring - 19th March 2018]
A fleet of electric vehicles has visited Dunedin in a show of power for the industry, and amid signs of the rapidly growing popularity of this form of transport.
[Otago Daily Times - 17th March 2018]
A convoy of electric vehicles (EVs) are buzzing into Lower Hutt this month as part of the #LeadingTheCharge country wide road trip.
The exhibition will arrive at Dowse Square on Thursday after having travelled roughly half of their journey from Bluff to Cape Reinga.
[Wellington Scoop - 16 Mar 2018]Read more