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Tesla Model 3′s Snow Testing in NZ

July 28, 2017 | Al Yates | Electric Vehicles

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We’ve seen it with our own eyes. There is definitely one, possibly two, Tesla Model 3s in New Zealand …. and it’s been snow testing in a not so secret location here in New Zealand. Have a look at our very own spy shots care of Will Yates and Ollie Yates, two budding photographers from a secret […]

PowerHouse Wind Single Blader takes it to the World

June 18, 2017 | Al Yates | Wind

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For more information about the Thinair by PowerHouse Wind go to Also take a look at their Youtube footage below. Ecotricity is New Zealand’s only provider of carboNZero Certified Electricity. We’re 100% Kiwi and 49% Community Owned … … and the leading Electric Vehicle Buyers Guide               

Electric NIO now holds the Fastest time around Nurburgring

May 20, 2017 | Al Yates | carboNZero


It’s official. An electric car now holds the lap record of the Nurburgring. Volvo drops diesel engines and so much more on ecoTEC NEWS Episode 7. This and more below …   Ecotricity is New Zealand’s only provider of carboNZero Certified Electricity. We’re 100% Kiwi and 49% Community Owned … … and the leading Electric Vehicle Buyers Guide          […]

Audi VW Get Sexy, Flying Taxis, Racoon vs AutoPilot

April 22, 2017 | Al Yates | Electric Vehicles

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On this week’s episode,  Flying Taxis Coming to a Front Lawn Near You Audi and VW Getting Sexy on Electric Vehicles Racoon vs Autopilot New Zealands first Tesla SuperCharger station … and so much more, watch it all here To subscribe to the Ecotricity Weekly Roundup on everything relating to electric vehicles, join us on […]

QUAD COPTERS Launching in 2017

March 7, 2017 | Al Yates | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles

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In this article Electric Transportation is literally taking off …. VW Driverless Shuttles US$35,000 Tesla Starts July Tesla Auckland Showroom  Chinas 300,000 Electric Buses Quad Copters Take off  Airbus Pop Up Flying Car VW Autonomous Shuttles VW is chasing down UBER with the development of SEDRIC the fully autonomous shuttle. SEDRIC is half bus, half taxi, and totally […]

1,500km ZERO EMISSION Flight becomes a reality – HY4

January 11, 2017 | Al Yates | Electric Vehicles

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What an exciting time it is for the emission-free transport sector, on the ground, in the water and now in the air. Even ZERO EMISSION big rig trucks are on the horizon. Last year we published an article on the first commercially available electric plane designed for flight training. The Pipistel Electro which uses a lithium battery which can […]

PUMP vs PLUG ………… Cradle to Grave Impacts of Electric Vehicles

November 30, 2016 | Al Yates | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles

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Can Electric Vehicles (EVs) really save the Planet? What are the Cradle to Grave Environmental Impacts of EVs Compared with Fossil Fueled Vehicles We’re regularly asked whether Electric Vehicles (EVs) are better than their Petrol or Diesel cousins (FOSSILs) over the lifetime of the vehicle. While it may seem like an obvious answer, there are […]

Tesla clocks 320,000 km – maintains 94% battery – Model S now hits 100k in 2.4s

November 25, 2016 | Al Yates | Electric Vehicles, Solar

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Here’s some Tesla news hot off the press Model S clocks up 320,000 km – maintains 94% capacity Model S now hits 100 km/h in 2.4 seconds Tesla Model 3 Solar Roof Option New Electric Nürburgring record Tesla Model S clocks 320,000 km – maintains 94% battery capacity Tesloop, a dedicated Tesla taxi service between Los Angeles and […]

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