Last week, James Shaw announced he would like to put a tax on imported petrol vehicles to subsidise and encourage electric vehicles (EVs).
[Whanganui Chronicle - Opinion - 7th May 2018]
People are getting to know electric cars (EVs) as economical run-abouts, perfect for the average daily commute. Owners can easily zip through 100 kilometres and recharge at home overnight, when cheaper electricity rates mean costs are equivalent to about 30c a litre.
[Stuff Business - 6th May 2018]
The annual Leading the Charge road trip is over for 2018. Another great adventure was enjoyed by the dozen or so drivers who took in large sections, or all of, the route this year.
By time we got to the start, ran the course, and took test rides, the total distance traveled was just under 6000km.Read more
On Tuesday the Far North's Crimson Coast Electric Vehicle Highway will be officially opened in Kerikeri and there will be a range of electric vehicles (EVs) on hand for the launch.
[Northland Age - 29th March 2018]
Bayfair Shopping Centre had more electric vehicles than usual on site today when the #LeadingTheCharge road trip came to town.
[Sunlive - 28th March 2018]
Four luxury Tesla electric vehicles (EVs) and six other electric and hybrid cars coasted into Gisborne yesterday as part of the nationwide Leading the Charge EV road trip.
[Gisborne Herald - 28th March 2018]
Whanganui people were queuing in their hundreds to test drive a fleet of electric vehicles on Saturday.
[Wanganui Chronicle - 26th March 2018]
As the driver of New Zealand's first plug-in taxi, Margaret Baker was an early convert to electric vehicles (EVs).
[NZ Herald Travel - 24th March 2018]
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.
[Wanganui Chronicle - 23rd March 2018]