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// BMW i4 M50 leaks ahead of official reveal

BMW’s latest electric vehicle is nearly here, coming as a range-topper for the 4 Series.

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// Subbing in a new BEV: Subaru set to go fully electric for its next SUV

Subaru has provided a sneak peek at its first Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), the Solterra SUV.


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// Media speculate ‘feebate’ will return

Will the “feebate” scheme killed off by NZ First last year that penalises polluters and rewards low emission vehicle uptake be resurrected?

// Rightcar updates vehicle safety ratings

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has updated its Rightcar website to include environmental as well as safety ratings.

// Tesla Model S plaid delivery event June 3

A “delivery event” for the Tesla Model S Plaid will be held at the Fremont Factory in California on June 3, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk confirms on Twitter.

// Meridian’s light passenger fleet now 100% electric

Meridian Energy has reached a 100% fully-electric light passenger vehicle business fleet in just over three years, nine years before its EV100 target.

// A proper EV workhorse? Ford unveils fully electric F-150 Lightning

Ford has unveiled some very significant cars in recent times, including but not limited to the Bronco and Mustang Mach-E.

// Cupra EV gets some fishy sustainable seats

While EVs are all fine and well for producing zero local emissions (as in, no tailpipe emissions), there is still a lot of carbon spewed out during the production process of any new car.


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// Current National New Car Deals Revealed

Updated every Thursday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials. Offers including pricing specials, ‘free extras’ deals, or special financing terms.