Transport Minister Simon Bridges has opened new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Nelson, Thames and now New Lynn as part of International Drive Electric Week.
[Western Leader - 20th September 2016]
Electric vehicle owners are gaining in numbers and beginning to appear in groups at public events, after years of being treated like vegetarians at a barbeque.
[Sunlive - 18th September 2016]
Electric vehicle costs are so high they remain out of reach for most of us and only make up 0.035 per cent of our total fleet. If government mirrored Norway and introduced incentives to put EVs in the same price category as petrol cars our future would look much greener.
[NZ Herald - 17th September 2016]
Electric Vehicle (EV) enthusiasts can now charge up at MOTAT while they explore transport technology from the past, present and future.
As part of its expanding network of EV chargers, Vector has installed a standard charger at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). To celebrate its opening and International Drive Electric Week, the Museum has collaborated with The Better NZ Trust to host the largest gathering of electric vehicles New Zealand has ever seen on Sunday 18 September.
[Press Release - MOTAT - 15th September 2016]
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has opened new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Nelson, Thames and Auckland as part of International Drive Electric Week.
[Press Release - New Zealand Government - 16th September 2016]
Electric vehicles contestable fund opens today
Transport and Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today opened the Government’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.
[Press Release - New Zealand Government - 14th September 2016]
The Dunedin City Council and Otago Chamber of Commerce have marked International Drive Electric Week by today launching an electric vehicle charger at the Great King Street car park building.
[Press Release - Dunedin City Council - 14th September 2016]
He's the Minister of Energy and Resources, the Minister of Transport, and probably the country's pre-eminent EV devotee.
[Sunlive - 14th September 2016]
The Sustainability Trust has unveiled Wellington's first solar-power electric vehicle charger available to the public.
The car charger is free to use, offering two-hour charge slots with two allocated parking spots at the trust's Forresters Lane location; giving electric car owners more freedom to charge their cars while at work.
[Stuff Environment - 14th September 2016]
Waimate has one, Timaru has one and Dunedin has two.
It's time Wanaka had one, too.
That is the view of the Wanaka Electric Vehicle Club pressing for a fast-charging station for the town to encourage more motorists to make the switch from petrol and diesel.
[Otago Daily Times - 13th September 2016]