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Facts about electric cars

This topic really annoys me because there is so much misinformation our there. This is a list of commonly stated misnomers about electric cars. 1 (fossil fuel usage) Electric cars consume more fossil fuels that ICE cars because they ultimately source ...
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25 Aug 17 01:50 PM - By John Hornblow
25 Aug '17 01:50 PM
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Electric Car for NZ, Electric Aeropod

IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASE. I am about to import and test an electric vehicle which I have branded as the "Electric Aeropod". It is a two seater limited range (approx 80km) and limited speed (50 km/h) fully covered, purpose built and patented electric ...
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31 Jul 17 04:07 PM - By John Hornblow
31 Jul '17 04:07 PM
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Nissan Leaf

I am thinking of buying a Nissan Leaf but I would like some advice. I am 76 years old and I am expecting this purchase to be my last car purchase - I keep my cars for a long time! ...
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17 Jul 17 09:21 AM - By Vege8
17 Jul '17 09:21 AM
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Electric folding bikes.

I have spent many hours researching for a folding electric bike(want two of these). I have totally confused myself on which I should buy.After reading reviews etc I find that I have been even more confused to which make I should buy. I ...
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26 Mar 17 11:04 PM - By tonyv
26 Mar '17 11:04 PM
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Importing an EV from Japan

For those conducting due diligence into importing an Electric Vehicle from Japan or the UK, here are a couple of web-sites that may assist. From Japan, this site is used by a lot of smaller New Zealand importers but it gives ...
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16 Dec 16 04:24 PM - By mccollr
16 Dec '16 04:24 PM
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re: Deploying electric vehicles in New Zealand

The following PDF report could be of use to people interested in Electric Vehicles: Forecast Uptake and Economic Evaluation of Electric Vehicles in Victoria Download it here (1mb): http://www.ecobob.co.nz/pdf/Economic-Viability-of-Electric-Vehicles-in-Victoria-rev-C-final-issued.pdf
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01 Jul 12 03:37 AM - By seeker
01 Jul '12 03:37 AM
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Electric Cars for Wellington

May the council please tell us the rate payer exactly how much we are paying for them to lease the cars over this period. If the council is genuine about ECO friendly transport, then why dont they provide more parking spots ...
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Electric Cars in New Zealand

An announcement that might be of interest to Ecobob readers: "It is with great pride that we announce the formation of Voltmotive LTD, the first full scale electric vehicle commercial enterprise in New Zealand. We wanted to take this ...
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