Archive | Electric Vehicles

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 […]

Celebrate our 47th EARTH DAY by putting a STOP to harmful Fossil Fuels

April 20, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Wind


It’s now so much easier to say goodbye to harmful fossil fuels. Here are THREE EASY WAYS to drop your emissions, and how long it will take you to make the changes. The average household can save around 90,000 kilograms CO2e emissions over a 10 year period by making these changes. Let’s get started. It’s now […]

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 […]

Tesla Model 3 Test Production Starts End Feb

February 11, 2017 | ecotricity | Electric Vehicles


Some electrifying vehicle news that’s got the world moving rapidly to EVs Tesla Model 3 Test Production to Commence End of February A Porsche that Will Charge at 2,100 km / hour Tesla Skunkworks Capable of reaching 100 km/h in 2.0 seconds? China Captures 50% of World EV Market Starting at NZ$10,000 Tesla Factory Readies for Model 3 […]

T2 T3 Lane Access for Electric Vehicles

January 27, 2017 | Hannah Muir | Electric Vehicles

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If you’re not already looking to change to an Electric Vehicle (EV), now is the time. New Zealand Transport Authority have announced that six T2 and T3 lanes in Auckland will be open to EVs for a trial period, beginning March 6th. Trials will begin in Grafton, Sylvia Park, Henderson, Mt Wellington and Mangere.  More details on each […]

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 […]

Zero Emission 2,000 km Big Rigs Are on the Horizon – Nikola One

December 21, 2016 | ecotricity | Electric Vehicles

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Electric Vehicles are about to swamp the market, bringing massive savings to their owners …. and they have 7 – 10 times better Cradle to Grave Emissions compared to their FOSSIL fueled equivalents.  It’s a win-win for all, and becoming affordable for most Kiwis. Kiwis are now also saving up to 80% of their vehicle running costs […]

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 […]

Ecotricity EV License Plates – Get Ready for T2 + T3 Lane Access

November 28, 2016 | ecotricity | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles

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Got an Electric Vehicle but not getting the recognition you deserve? The ultimate EV accessory is here. The Ecotricity number plate border …. and it’s powered by NZ’s only carboNZero Certified Electricity. The new plate borders are free of charge for Ecotricity and Charge.Net.NZ customers …. and anyone else who drives an electric vehicle. We also […]

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