NZ EV Podcast

Hosted by Theo Gibson and Dee West

Launched mid-July 2017, the NZ EV Podcast hosted by Theo Gibson and Dee West is the place to hear about electric vehicles in New Zealand. We talk with the experts and those facilitating a local transition from traditional vehicles to electric vehicles.

Listeners will also hear about solar power, ebikes, autonomous vehicles and sustainability related subjects.

NZ EV Podcast 13: Electric Bike Hub

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. Dee and Theo are back in the studio together this week to catch up on EV News such as the Aurora ChargeNet Partnership down in the South Island. Also, Tesla sending an EV to Mars and we visit the Neighbours and talk with Maurice from Electric Bike Hub in Auckland.

Show Links:

Charge Net Aurora Partnership
https://charge.net.nz/chargenet-and-aurora-announce-partnership/

Electric Bike Hub
http://electricbikehub.co.nz

VW SUV
https://electrek.co/2017/11/29/vw-debuts-all-electric-suv-concept-in-the-us-first-next-gen-ev/

NZ EV Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

NZ EV Podcast 12: Road Trips

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. With Theo taking the week off Dee holds the fort and talks with her team from solPR and ChargeNet about EV road trips and the Coromandel Loop.

Show Links:

Charge Net
https://charge.net.nz

solPR
http://solcommunications.co.nz

NZ EV Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

 

 

NZ EV Podcast 11: EV Myths

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. It is finally here. Dee and Theo bust the top 12 EV Myths with the help of a knowledgeable panel, Steve West – Charge Net and Dima Ivanov – Flip the Fleet.

Show Links:

EV’s Catch Fire 
https://www.tesla.com/en_NZ/blog/model-s-fire
“That equates to 1 vehicle fire for every 20 million miles driven, compared to 1 fire in over 100 million miles for Tesla. This means you are 5 times more likely to experience a fire in a conventional gasoline car than a Tesla!”

ECCA
https://www.eeca.govt.nz

Charge Net
https://charge.net.nz

Flip the Fleet
http://flipthefleet.org

NZ EV Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

NZ EV Podcast 10: EVS30

NZ EV Podcast 10: EVS30

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more.  With Dee back from overseas after attending EVS30, the NZ EV Podcast duo catch up and sneak in one more episode before recording the Myths Episode. Dee Crashes her Model X; we talk the new, New Zealand Government and EV Charger etiquette. Enjoy!

Mixed by Ora Simpson.

Next Episode: Myths – Q & A

Please email your questions to nzev@evbuilders.co.nz or go to our Facebook page and add you questions to our post.

Our new Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

Highlights: EV World 2017

 

NZ EV Podcast 9: Yoogo – EV car Sharing

With Dee overseas attending EVS30 – electric vehicle symposium and exhibition in Germany, EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talks news, rumours and more. This week Theo talks with Kirsten Corson – General Manager at Yoogo about Yoogo EV car sharing rolling out in Christchurch.

NZ EV Podcast 8: EVolocity

NZ EV Podcast 8: EVolocity

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. This week Theo and Dee talk with Rob McEwan Executive Director of the EVolocity program, an EV kit building competition in New Zealand schools.

Show Links:

Upcoming EVolocity Events

EVolocity Auckland Regional Finals: Unitec Campus, Auckland, Saturday Oct 14

EVolocity Electric Wheels Festival: A&P Showgrounds, Christchurch, Dec 2

http://evolocity.co.nz

Our new Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

NZ EV Podcast 7: EV World

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. This week we talk the EV World expo which was recently held in Auckland. A great event, we talked to a bunch of really interesting people. Enjoy!

For Podcast links go to our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NZEVPODCAST/

NZ EV Podcast 6: The Two P’s

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. Episode 6 Theo and Dee talk EV POLICY coming up to the 2017 general election. EV World, Drive Electric week and more. Theo gets to drive the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2017 and gives first impressions.

Show Links:
Conferenz Events
Plug in Hybrid

NZ EV Podcast 5: Bikes and Buses

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. Theo and Dee talk to Sytse Tacoma, project manager and mechanical engineer for Wrightspeed about EV bikes and buses.

Topic Links:
Trolley bus jumps wires, gets electric 

Theo Gibson
EV Builders
EV Builders – Facebook

Dee West
Facebook

NZ EV Podcast 4: Chelsea Sexton EVangelist in NZ

NZ EV Podcast 4: Chelsea Sexton EVangelist in NZ

EV enthusiast Dee West (solPR/ChargeNet) and EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders) talk news, rumours and more. Episode 4 we talk to Chelsea Sexton, EV superstar from Who Killed the Electric Car and Revenge of the Electric Car.

We talk, EV climate in the USA, TRUMP vs EVs, how New Zealand compares to rest of the world, Tesla Model 3 unveiling, New Nissan Leaf, Original Rav 4 EV, Chevrolet Bolt.

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