EV champion Margaret Baker on a nationwide Leading the Charge Road Trip

As the driver of New Zealand's first plug-in taxi, Margaret Baker was an early convert to electric vehicles (EVs). 

 

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[NZ Herald Travel - 24th March 2018]

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Doco looks at rise of electric car

Whanganui Film Society presents two films this week — one this Saturday, March 24, which is a special presentation of the documentary Revenge of the Electric Car.

 

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[Wanganui Chronicle - 23rd March 2018]

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Annual 5,000 kilometre EV road trip to stop at iconic Hawke’s Bay locations

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]

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Charge of the electric car brigade advances on Marlborough

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.

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Leading the Charge – Nelson

On March 20 the EV road trippers held an event at the Network Tasman fast charger in Richmond near Nelson.

The Marlborough region is full of passionate champions, and through their hard work we arrived at a site heaving with EVs.

[Margaret Baker - EV Talk - 22 March 2018]

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Electric vehicles leading the charge into Whanganui on New Zealand promotional tour

A convoy of electric vehicles will park up to promote EV technology at the Whanganui Pak'nSave car park on March 24.

 

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[Wanganui Chronicle - 20th March 2018]

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Leading the Charge tour starts March 14

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]

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Drivers ready to jolt consumers' awareness on tour about the benefits of EV cars

High-profile American electric vehicle advocate Chelsea Sexton says she does not own an EV.

 

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[Stuff Motoring - 20th March 2018]

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Leading the Charge Greymouth to Nelson

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]

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Leading The Charge electric vehicle tour passes through Palmerston North

The old and the new will parade side by side when the annual Leading the Charge electric vehicle parade comes to Palmerston North. 

 

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[Stuff Motoring - 19th March 2018]

 

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