The Tesla S will come humming into Taupo on Wednesday April 13, along with the other electric cars.
Visitors to Eat Streat enjoyed an additional treat with their lunch when a range of electric cars, including a top of the line Tesla, went on display.
Fuel efficiency standards would drive the cost of fuel-powered cars up and encourage more drivers into electric vehicles, according to a Waikato University professor.
Thames' Civic Centre is a hotspot for anything about electric cars on Sunday 10 April.
American EV advocate Chelsea Sexton reckons the New Zealand car industry and government are getting things backwards when it comes to plug in vehicles.
The Leading the Charge convoy were joined by local EVs from around Whangerei.
A convoy of electric vehicles travelling from Cape Reinga to Bluff will be stopping into Thames.
Electric vehicles left Cape Reinga yesterday bound for Bluff as part of a drive to improve the New Zealand public's perception and understanding around the technology.
An international electric car superstar, electric vehicle owners, enthusiasts, and researchers are coming to the University of Waikato in a bid to help tackle this challenge by sharing their knowledge and passion for Electric Vehicle Technology.
Leading The Charge is a community of drivers, enthusiasts, and advocates who are helping to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles in New Zealand by sharing knowledge and passion through public events and outreach, as well as strategic engagement with other stakeholders.
We know that driving on clean, affordable, domestic electricity is more fun, convenient, and practical. That it improves air quality for families across New Zealand. That it supports both our local economy and the global environment. That it is, quite simply, better.
We’re happy to have you with us on this electrifying mission.
Local enthusiasts arrange events throughout the year but the two big annual events are the Leading The Charge EV Road trip and International Drive Electric week. Organised with support of many sponsors and of course the community of enthusiasts.
Check out the info page for the 2020 #LeadingTheCharge EV Road Tour here.
Leading The Charge is a project of the Better NZ Trust, whose vision is to create environmental, financial and health benefits for all New Zealanders through education, and assisting in the adoption of zero carbon renewable energy technologies.