New Zealand Post buys Hyundai XCIENT fuel cell truck

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NZ Post has purchased the first of Hyundai New Zealand’s five XCIENT hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucks. The New Zealand Government Emissions Reduction Plan includes a target to cut emissions from freight transport by 35% by 2035.

Hundreds of BYD Atto 3 EVs land in New Zealand, as Australian customers told to wait

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Hundreds of right-hand drive BYD EVs land in New Zealand, after Australian customers told of six to eight week wait for orders. The post Hundreds of BYD Atto 3 EVs land in New Zealand, as Australian customers told to wait appeared first on The Driven.

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New Zealand government backs Hiringa’s nationwide hydrogen fueling network

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The Infrastructure Reference Group has provisionally approved $20 million for Hiringa Energy to establish New Zealand’s first nationwide network of hydrogen fuelling stations. —New Zealand Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods.

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Tesla Model Y and Model 3 units arrive in Wellington, New Zealand

Teslarati

Tesla Model Y deliveries in New Zealand are imminent. Recently, Brendan Mckee saw several Tesla Model Y and Model 3 cars arriving at the port in Wellington, New Zealand. Tesla started accepting Model Y orders in New Zealand a few months ago.

First video of BYD Atto 3 handover in New Zealand

The Driven EV News

New Zealand couple take delivery of Atto 3 electric hatchback, beating cousins over the pond to the punch. The post First video of BYD Atto 3 handover in New Zealand appeared first on The Driven.

New Zealand unveils $8,600 subsidy for electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles India

New Zealand unveils $8,600 subsidy for electric vehicles. The New Zealand government has introduced subsidies to make electric vehicles cheaper as the new petrol and diesel cars more expensive. New Zealand subsidy for electric vehicles.

Tesla tops New Zealand EV cars sales in August

Teslarati

The Tesla Model 3 and Model Y topped the EV sales charts in New Zealand in August. The Motor Industry Association ( MIA ) reported 10,940 new passenger car and SUV registrations in New Zealand in August 2022, up 138.6% New Zealand’s Clean Car Discount.

Hiringa and Waitomo to partner to develop New Zealand’s first hydrogen refueling stations network

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New Zealand energy companies Waitomo Group and Hiringa Energy intend to work in partnership to develop New Zealand’s first nationwide hydrogen refueling stations network. Waikato-based Waitomo Group is New Zealand’s fastest-growing independent fuel retailer.

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New Zealand launches electric milk tanker and hydrogen postie truck

The Driven EV News

The post New Zealand launches electric milk tanker and hydrogen postie truck appeared first on The Driven. Two zero-emission trucks entre operation in NZ in two firsts for decarbonising the country’s transport sector: an electric milk tanker and a hydrogen postal truck.

First Tesla Model Y New Zealand deliveries: First Impressions

Teslarati

One of the first reported Tesla Model Y cars was delivered in Auckland, New Zealand, last Friday. Dhruv and Mona from YouTube channel EV Kiwis reached out to Teslarati and shared their first impressions of the right hand drive Model Y in New Zealand. .

Hyzon Motors to supply up to 1,500 fuel-cell heavy-duty trucks to Hiringa Energy in New Zealand

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and New Zealand’s Hiringa Energy signed a vehicle supply agreement, with Hyzon commissioned to build and supply Hiringa with zero-emission Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV). The hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks, to be assembled at Hyzon’s facility in Winschoten, The Netherlands, will be manufactured in full compliance with local New Zealand requirements and the first batch of vehicles are expected to enter service in New Zealand by the end of 2021.

Air New Zealand and Airbus to look into potential for hydrogen-powered aircraft in shorter domestic flights

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Air New Zealand and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on a joint research project to better understand the opportunities and challenges of flying zero-emission hydrogen aircraft in New Zealand. —Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran.

New Zealand Cherry Farm Goes Electric

Teslarati

In a showing of modern industrial electrification, a New Zealand farm has not only gone off the grid but has electrified nearly all of its production equipment. The post New Zealand Cherry Farm Goes Electric appeared first on TESLARATI.

SEA Electric delivers New Zealand’s first electric traffic safety vehicle

The Driven EV News

SEA Electric partners with civil construction firm Dempsey Wood to introduce New Zealand's first electric traffic safety vehicle. The post SEA Electric delivers New Zealand’s first electric traffic safety vehicle appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla engineers travel to ‘New Zealand, Alaska and beyond’ to test vehicles in winter conditions

Teslarati

Tesla engineers recently traveled to New Zealand and other cold climates to test the vehicles for winter conditions. The post Tesla engineers travel to ‘New Zealand, Alaska and beyond’ to test vehicles in winter conditions appeared first on TESLARATI.

Tesla offering Enhanced Autopilot in New Zealand and Australia

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Tesla is offering Enhanced Autopilot in New Zealand and Australia, after announcing that it will start shipping Model Y and Model 3 vehicles with Tesla Vision to both countries. . According to Tesla’s website in New Zealand, Enhanced Autopilot will cost NZD$5,700 ($3,615).

Hiringa Energy and Mitsui & Co. to pursue hydrogen-related commercial projects in New Zealand

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New Zealand’s first company dedicated to the supply of green hydrogen, Hiringa Energy, and global trading and investment enterprise, Mitsui & Co. have signed a strategic alliance agreement to pursue jointly hydrogen-related commercial projects in New Zealand. Hiringa is also developing new renewable electricity generation for green hydrogen that can displace the use of fossil fuels for transport and industrial feedstock.

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Tesla Model Y customer deliveries kick off in Australia, New Zealand next

Teslarati

In June, Tesla started accepting Model Y orders in Australia , New Zealand, Japan, and Singapore. Model Y deliveries in New Zealand seem to be starting soon, too. One Teslarati reader, David, shared a photo of a car carrier headed to Auckland in New Zealand.

Nissan Leaf withdrawn from New Zealand, electric-car sales plummet

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When it comes to thriving markets for electric cars, New Zealand doesn't exactly top the list. The Nissan Leaf is the bestselling electric car worldwide, but now Nissan will stop selling it from New Zealand. sales plug-in cars New ZealandSo what happens when a bestselling electric car is withdrawn from what is already a low-volume market? DON'T MISS: 2012 Nissan Leaf To Arrive.

50 fascinating facts about New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

Whether you’re visiting New Zealand or perhaps you’d just like to improve your New Zealand knowledge, these 50 fascinating New Zealand facts[.].

My big, fat Tesla Model Y review in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

The post My big, fat Tesla Model Y review in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ TeslaThe Tesla Model Y is now the world’s most sought-after electric vehicle, but will this[.].

Rivian sends its R1T, R1S, and electric van to New Zealand for cold-weather tests

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Rivian has sent the R1T pickup, the R1S SUV, and its electric delivery van to New Zealand. New photographs of the vehicles were captured by an unidentified source and shared by u/RobDickinson of the r/Rivian subreddit.

Nio ET7 Sedan Completes Month-Long Winter Test In New Zealand

InsideEVs

Since China is hot this time of year, Nio shipped an ET7 prototype to New Zealand for an entire month of winter testing

Tesla Delivers First Model Y In Australia and New Zealand

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Tesla Vision expands to Australia and New Zealand for camera-based Autopilot

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Tesla has expanded its camera-based Autopilot strategy, known as Tesla Vision, to two new territories, Australia and New Zealand. Tesla has routinely introduced new features in a limited way to ensure maximum safety.

Driving the Yutong TCE12 electric bus in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

New Zealand now has a Yutong TCE12 fully electric luxury coach in daily service, offering clean, quiet and efficient journeys with air[.]. The post Driving the Yutong TCE12 electric bus in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com.

ChargeNet NZ installs New Zealand’s fastest Electric Vehicle Chargers

ChargeNet

ChargeNet NZ has installed a pair of Dual 300kW Hyperchargers in Auckland, the first of its kind and the fastest publicly available chargers in New Zealand.

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Auckland reveals first images of new 152-strong electric bus fleet

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Auckland Transport reveals sneak peek of new electric bus fleet that will replace 12% of the city's diesel bus fleet. The post Auckland reveals first images of new 152-strong electric bus fleet appeared first on The Driven.

Porsche Taycan GTS – A very New Zealand review

Gavin Shoebridge

The post Porsche Taycan GTS – A very New Zealand review appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ Porsche TaycanThe Porsche Taycan GTS can deliver 440 kW (590 HP) to its four wheels, and [Click for more].

Video review: Hyundai Kona EV in New Zealand

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It might not be the sexiest, cheapest electric car in New Zealand, but the Hyundai Kona EV is a popular seller. The post Video review: Hyundai Kona EV in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ electric vehicle Hyundai Kona EV Kona

Rocket Lab to debut second New Zealand launch pad with first launch of 2022

Teslarati

Rocket Lab, a California-based aerospace company, recently announced the completion of a second launch pad at its primary New Zealand launch facilities. The post Rocket Lab to debut second New Zealand launch pad with first launch of 2022 appeared first on TESLARATI.

Rivian Testing "Enduro" Dual Motor R1S and R1T EVs In New Zealand

InsideEVs

The so-called Enduro drive units feature inverters and electric motors developed entirely in-house by Rivian Automotive

Driving the Kia EV6 in New Zealand (Video)

Gavin Shoebridge

The Kia EV6 has been unveiled in New Zealand and it’s packed with features and performance. The post Driving the Kia EV6 in New Zealand (Video) appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ EV6 KiaIt’s finally here!

Video: Driving the Mini Electric in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

The post Video: Driving the Mini Electric in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ miniThe electric Mini is cool and funky, but is it any good? It has pros and cons, such as good acceleration and[.].

Hundreds of Teslas reported in Auckland port, hinting at even more growth in NZ

Teslarati

Recent reports from the Port of Auckland have indicated that hundreds of Tesla vehicles are likely waiting for delivery in New Zealand. It seems Tesla will continue to grow in New Zealand this year.

Video: Driving the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

The post Video: Driving the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ Hyundai ioniq 5The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is a superb electric vehicle, with comfort, power and features, all wrapped up in a futuristic shell.

New Zealand issues new guidelines for EV manufacturers and importers

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New Zealand has issued new guidelines for electric vehicle manufacturers and importers to provide clarity about the regulations and rules for the safe use of electric vehicles in New Zealand. These guidelines aim to facilitate electric vehicle uptake in New Zealand by providing information in one place about the regulatory and market conditions that affect electric vehicles.

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia partner to investigate options for locally produced aviation biofuel

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In a trans-Tasman alliance, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to the market to explore the opportunity to procure locally-produced aviation biofuel. Air New Zealand Chief Flight Operations and Safety Officer Captain David Morgan says the airline recognizes the impact aviation has on the environment and this RFI is a key initiative under its carbon management program.

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Driving the Audi e-tron 55 quattro in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

The post Driving the Audi e-tron 55 quattro in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ Audi e-tronThe Audi e-tron 55 quattro is a beast, pouring 300 kilowatts of power to each of its tyres and offering a range[.].

Keynote Trailer: Holland to New Zealand by Electric Car

Plug Me In

100,450km from Holland to New Zealand in an […]. The post Keynote Trailer: Holland to New Zealand by Electric Car appeared first on Plug Me In. One Man. One Car. One Mission. Zero Emissions. 1222 days. 34 countries.

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Video review: driving the Polestar 2 in New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

The post Video review: driving the Polestar 2 in New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ PolestarThis Polestar 2 has a 78 kWh battery and 300 kW “performance pack” which means it’ll do 0-100 in 4.7 seconds and around[.].

LDV EV T60: driving New Zealand’s first electric ute (video)

Gavin Shoebridge

The LDV EV T60 is New Zealand’s first, all-electric ute. The post LDV EV T60: driving New Zealand’s first electric ute (video) appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ EVT60 uteFarmers and tradespeople alike have been crying out for such a vehicle for[.].

New Zealand revs up for electric cars

Green Cars News

Widespread use of electric cars is just a matter of time: and according to industry experts in New Zealand, they could take over the roads within 10 years. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars green cars New Zealand Tesla RoadsterHong Kong University President CC Chan spoke at the APEC Workshop in Wellington and stated that electric cars had made a significant breakthrough by capturing the attention [.].