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// New Clean Car information online at MoT

An overview of the Clean Car programme has been published on the Te Manatu Waka Ministry of Transport website.

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// End of road for ‘Kiwi car bible’

Auto Trader ditches magazine to concentrate on digital offerings after seeing printing costs soar in the past year.

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// Drive Electric launches new website

Drive Electric, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to ‘mainstreaming e-mobility to support New Zealand’s low-carbon future,

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// Suzuki well placed for Clean Car rebates

A broadening of eligibility criteria for the Clean Car Discount programme that takes effect on April 1 means that thanks…

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INTERNATIONAL EV NEWS // TODAY’S BEST STORIES

// UK: Tesla Reportedly “Within Weeks Or Months” Of Opening UK Superchargers To All

The information comes from the UK Transport Minister Trudy Harrison, but Tesla has not yet confirmed.

// US: AutoPacific Poll Finds Tesla Most Trustworthy To Develop Safe & Reliable Fully Autonomous Vehicles

AutoPacific, which specializes in automotive research, recently had a poll of consumers regarding the top brands that they trust to develop safe and reliable fully autonomous vehicles.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Kia EV6 names its price

Kia’s new EV6 is here, launching in New Zealand with prices starting from $72,990. That buys you the ‘Air’ RWD…

// More money for EECA grants

Grants for low emissions projects are being ramped up by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority…

// Tesla does nickel deal with Vale

Tesla has reportedly secured an undisclosed nickel supply deal with Brazil-based mining firm Vale, keeping its EV battery production on track.

// Seeking out extra stock

Marque trying to secure additional launch volume for electric car as new model’s sales top 500.

// Suzuki to take off with SkyDrive

They were once relegated to the realm of science fiction but flying cars are technologically feasible and electric examples are now taking to the skies, delivering freight and soon to be transporting people.


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HONDA

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MAZDA

  • 4.9% interest and no deposit on any Mazda passenger car or SUV.

TOYOTA

  • $500 Prezzy Card with Toyota Certified vehicles

Updated every Friday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials.

// Clean Car Discount / Fee Finder

RightCar.govt.nz is the Government recommended website for rebate/fee information. Simply search from the Home page to find a vehicle’s rebate/fee.