Toyota Teases Electric SUV

Toyota says it will preview a new model for its European battery electric vehicle (BEV) line-up – a mid-sized SUV based on the forthcoming electric Toyota New Global Architecture (e-TNGA) platform.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/toyota-teases-electric-suv


Ebbett Opening KIA Dealership in Napier

Ebbett Hawke’s Bay Kia will operate from a new purpose-built dealership on Tennyson Street, with Dave Howarth as dealer principal.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/ebbett-opening-kia-dealership-in-napier


Hybrids Hit Spot with NZ Buyers – Toyota

Toyota New Zealand’s new vehicle sales expectations were exceeded during November when it retailed 2402 passenger and light commercial vehicles.
https://autotalk.co.nz/news/hybrids-hit-spot-with-nz-buyers-toyota


Lunaz reveals all-electric classic Range Rover

UK-based classic car restorer and “electrifier” Lunaz has announced a production run of all-electric classic Range Rovers. The company, based in Silverstone, has said it will create an initial run of 50 of the luxury SUVs built in the ‘classic era’ between 1970 and 1994.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/evs/123630812/lunaz-reveals-allelectric-classic-range-rover


Audi shows off new plug-in A3

Audi has entered the plug-in hybrid warm-hatch arena with its new A3 Sportback 45 TFSI e.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/123631680/audi-shows-off-new-plugin-a3


This strange three-wheeler might be the world’s most economical EV

When it comes to electric vehicles, battery range and charge times are the two most important aspects to any prospective buyer, no-one really thinks to check how many wheels it has.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/this-strange-three-wheeler-might-be-the-world-s-most-economical-ev/


Toyota announces its very first fully-electric vehicle

While Toyota led the hybrid charge back in the early 2000s with the Prius, the Japanese brand has seemed to have ignored the fully-electric movement over the past few years.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/toyota-announces-its-very-first-fully-electric-vehicle/


Elon Musk set to save $12 billion after moving Tesla to Texas

The world’s second richest man is reportedly considering packing up and moving to a different state where he won’t pay as much tax.
https://www.driven.co.nz/news/elon-musk-set-to-save-12-billion-after-moving-tesla-to-texas/


Driver empowered by EV exploits

Despite some late drama to end nearly four weeks on the road, a graduate says she has been “converted” to the merits of electric cars.
https://autofile.co.nz/driver-empowered-by-ev-exploits-


New models drive up sales figures

Hybrid vehicles from Toyota NZ are now outselling its petrol-only cars and SUVs.
https://autofile.co.nz/new-models-drive-up-sales-figures-


Port congestion raises concerns

Extra costs loom after vessel carrying 1,300 containers is diverted from Auckland to Northport, while others remain anchored in gulf.
https://autofile.co.nz/port-congestion-raises-concerns-


Dealers feel shipping squeeze

Rerouting of ro-ros and pressure on container space stalls delivery of vehicles.
https://autofile.co.nz/dealers-feel-shipping-squeeze-


New Kia dealership for Napier

Bosses at marque hail the customer-first approach of the Ebbett Group as the companies join forces.
https://autofile.co.nz/new-kia-dealership-for-napier-