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Tesla Model 3’s Snow Testing in NZ

Posted On July 28, 2017

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 […]

ecoTEC 10 Articles: Charget.Net Rollout and Torqeedo

Posted On July 08, 2017

More about Torqeedo can be found here ChargeNet Rapid Charger Rollout Map Ecotricity is New Zealand’s only provider of carboNZero Certified Electricity. Electric Vehicle Buyers Guide                    


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eFerries Make Waves in Scandinavia

Posted On June 29, 2017

Siemens have just announced the release of the world’s fourth battery-driven ferry. Siemens have already developed eFerries for Norwegian ship owner Norled and Finnish shipping company FinFerries, further reinforcing Scandinavia’s reputation as world leaders in environmentally-friendly technologies. The first ferry of its kind, Ampere was put into operation in Norway in May 2015. Since then the […]

Auckland’s EV Transit Lane Trial

Posted On June 29, 2017

The NZ Transport Agency is consulting on a proposal to allow electric vehicles access to specified special vehicles lanes. And we’re left wondering why Auckland City Council isn’t a driving force behind the decision? The proposed bylaw will allow EVs access to 11 priority bypass lanes at state highway onramps in Auckland, for a 12 […]

The Heat is On! London Temperatures Spark

Posted On June 26, 2017

As global temperatures continue to rise and air quality worsens, the reality of climate change is beginning to make us sweat well into winter. And we’re not the first ones to make the link to climate change. It’s somewhat ironic that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have warned that higher temperatures caused by climate change […]