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Driving electric cars in New Zealand

Europe May 2017 EV Sales

A contributor Jose Pontes shared the data on the European passenger plug-in market, which had more than 21,000 registrations in May 2017. It’s up 48% over the same month last...


Big Electrolease map update

Wondering how many charging station you can find around you? We grabbed all available charging points from all sources (Chargify, Plugshare, Openchargemap) and put them all on a single map...


Questionable dealers tricks

A fellow EV owner just showed me what he was sold with his new Nissan Leaf by a dodgy car dealer.


Solving range anxiety. Nissan Leaf range charts and tables

24kWh Nissan LEAF range chart


Next-gen Nissan LEAF range – 350+ kms over the next 2 years

Cutting edge Leaf models have been spotted in the course of recent months, while the last generation variant is normal in September for conveyances before the year’s over under the...


Electric NZ iOS and Android apps

It takes 5 taps to start driving to the charging station when using Plugshare mobile app. It is working great for the community, ratings and all of that, however, getting...


Are you a car person? I'm not.

My name is Stas and I’ve been running an Auckland-based digital studio called Sliday.com since 2009. Are you a business owner? Do you wish to stop worrying about cars...


Got Japanese Nissan Leaf charger from the dealer? Stay safe and get $50 off EV home charger

We’re strongly opposed using ‘converted’ Japanese EVSE as they’re not compliant with Worksafe guidelines and simply illegal to use in New Zealand.


How to charge your electric vehicle at home

Charging your new Nissan LEAF electric car is simple. Plug it at home, the same way you charge your phone, or use one of the rapid chargers installed at...


5 Benefits of owning the Nissan LEAF electric vehicle

The Nissan LEAF (Leading environmentally-friendly affordable family car) is providing families worldwide with a sleek, inexpensive, and sustainable driving option today. As a five-door hatchback electric car built by Nissan,...