Gavin Shoebridge – an electric vehicle nut, a keen environmentalist

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The Curious Case of the Nissan Leaf in New Zealand

July 24th, 2011 at 4:04 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="attachment_721" align="aligncenter" width="484" caption="Nissan Leaf in New Zealand"][/caption] There is currently only one all-electric Nissan Leaf in New Zealand, which was on display - in the loosest sense of the ...more »

One Step Forward; One Step Back

July 4th, 2010 at 3:53 pm » Comments (4)

Auckland's (New Zealand) effort at eco-friendly public transport has been scrapped, with the announcement that their fleet of three diesel hybrid buses have been taken off the road. The buses ...more »

Electric Cars, Mining, and CO2 Reduction in New Zealand

March 24th, 2010 at 3:54 pm » Comments (0)

Recent Ministry of Economic Development estimates suggest the petroleum sector could provide over $30 billion NZD per year by 2025 if full scale petro-mining gets the green light. Coupled with ...more »

New Zealand Fuel Price Increases 5c Per Litre Again

March 8th, 2010 at 9:58 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="503" caption="BP Leads today's 5c price hike, the second in less than a month."][/caption] BP led today's price hike, by raising the prices of all fuels including diesel ...more »

Nissan Leaf in New Zealand by 2012

February 11th, 2010 at 2:26 pm » Comments (2)

The city of Christchurch, located in southern New Zealand is destined to become the first city to welcome Nissan's new electric car, the Leaf. According to the Christchurch City Council, 2012 ...more »

Want Cheap Mobile Broadband in New Zealand?

September 27th, 2009 at 1:51 pm » Comments (2)

Want Cheap Mobile Broadband in New Zealand? Well, you'd better forget it. Let me branch away from electric cars for just a moment to explain. Firstly I'd better make myself clear: ...more »