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Why the internal combustion engine is a dead man walking

Road transport is changing at the fastest rate since the car took over from the horse and cart. Electric vehicles (EVs) are at the forefront of change around the world and in New Zealand. More than a quarter of New Zealanders say they would now consider buying a battery EV. The below guide answers the […]

EECA Buyer’s Guide to Electric Vehicles

If you’re thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV), you’re not alone. Road transport is changing at the fastest rate since the car took over from the horse and cart. Electric vehicles (EVs) are at the forefront of change around the world and in New Zealand. More than a quarter of New Zealanders say they […]

EV owners share the love

People may be kinder to their family and wider community after buying an electric vehicle (EV). That’s an unexpected result from the latest Flip the Fleet survey which asked EV owners how their transport habits have changed. Nearly two thirds (62%) of the 474 EV owners who responded reported that their transport habits either hadn’t […]

Building an Electric Fleet

“A ‘How To’ Guide for Businesses Considering Transitioning to Electric Vehicles” Slowly but surely, New Zealand businesses are turning their minds to electrifying their fleets. Some are already on their way: in 2016, 30 of our biggest companies pledged to transform 30 per cent of their vehicles to EVs by 2019. It hasn’t necessarily all […]

AA releases ‘running cost’ report

The AA’s recent ‘running costs’ report shows why it’s beneficial to be an EV owner in New Zealand. The Automobile Association (AA) has released its annual ‘Running Costs’ report which examines the operating costs of cars on New Zealand roads. Out of the four types of cars surveyed, diesel, petrol, hybrid and electric, petrol-hybrid cars had […]

Going green with Think Blue Waikato

If you had to pick one colour that best represents the Waikato, you’d probably opt for green – as in dairy pasture and forestry. But now people there are being asked to “Think Blue Waikato”. So what’s this all about? Think Blue Waikato is a group of businesses, local bodies and community groups who have committed […]