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Applications to the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund close on the 21st March and The Great EV Road Trip is coming to a town near you. Learn more.

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods announced that low emission transport will receive another boost totaling more than $11 million.

Tickets to hear world EV expert Christina Bu have been snapped up in Auckland and Wellington, with just a few spaces left for a breakfast event in Christchurch. More news inside.

We're celebrating 10,000 registered electric vehicles in NZ this month - watch our celebration video in the September edition of EV news.

Successful projects from round four of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund are announced in this edition, along with information about round five funding. Learn more.

In this edition, we announce an additional $1 million in funding under the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund, and talk to photographer Mark Tantrum about why his EV is the ideal work vehicle.

Advocacy organisation Drive Electric has launched a ‘how-to’ guide for businesses considering transitioning to electric vehicles.