The latest data from Flip the Fleet, a coalition of over 1,150 EV owners from all round New Zealand, shows that electric vehicles are actually driven further each year than combustion vehicles.
The annual average distance travelled across all models of EVs is 14,100 km/year, a Electric vehicles go the distance quarter more than the 11,500 km/year for combustion vehicles.
“Our Trust provides test drives to let people experience what a joy EVs are to drive,” says Kathryn Trounson, Chairperson of The Better New Zealand Trust, “These data show that the switch to electric cars also saves them money while reducing New Zealand’s carbon footprint.”
[Kathryn Trounson - Opunake and Coastal News - 11 Oct 2018]Read more
POWER OF THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
Does the Flap of a Butterfly's Wings in Brazil Set Off a Tornado in Texas?
Probably not, but meteorologist Edward Lorenz's chaos theory, the Butterfly Effect, has evolved in popular culture to describe the ability of a small action to create a larger effect.
Nowhere in New Zealand was this more evident than in Dunedin last week. This Little But Mighty city hosted a kaleidoscope of EVents during Tech Week—a huge effort by local volunteers and guests. Here’s the roundup.Read more