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// Lotus’ new electric SUV is as sophisticated as is it fast

Lotus has taken their characteristic sports car style, beefed it up, and chucked in a battery with their all-electric SUV…

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// Ford Australia is officially converting F-150s to right-hand drive

Ford Australia has confirmed it will be converting F-150s to right-hand drive under a factory-backed local remanufacturing scheme.

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// Ford F-150 Lightning one step closer to New Zealand

Ford’s first fully electric pick-up, the forthcoming F-150 Lightning, is one step closer to a local berth.

// Kia confirms sharp pricing for EV6, two models eligible for EV rebate

The first Kia EV6 models have arrived in New Zealand, with the Korean car manufacturer’s local arm announcing pricing at a launch event in Auckland today.

// EV webinar April 6

Potential EV buyers are welcome to learn more about them at a “Charged Up” webinar on April 6, 7 pm-8 pm.


INTERNATIONAL EV NEWS // TODAY’S BEST STORIES

// Great Video Explains Solar-Powered EVs

A recent video on YouTube not only explains the math behind solar-powered EVs but also gave plenty of nuance on the subject.

// Kia Partners With Currently To Bring Electric Car Charging To You

In the future, the charging stations will find you!

// Tesla Co-Founder JB Straubel Says EV Batteries Should Last 15 Years

The former Tesla chief technology officer believes people will keep the batteries in their electric cars for a long time.


IN OTHER NEWS

// Aston Martin celebrates 30 years of excess

Aston Martin is marking 30 years since the dramatic debut of one of its most memorable and desired ‘niche’ models: the Aston Martin Virage and Virage Volante 6.3-litre conversion.

// Act slams clean car plans

Party warns feebate will make no difference to emissions and simply imposes a tax on many consumers.

// Suzuki boasts big Clean Car Discount benefits

Suzuki New Zealand expects an increase in interest in its small-car line-up as the second round of the New Zealand Government’s Clean Car Discount scheme comes into effect tomorrow.

// Green credentials on-board

Marque focuses on circular economy and environmental innovations with new partner appointments.


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// Clean Car Discount / Fee Finder

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