Experience helps Drive Electric promote EVS
Electric vehicle champions Drive Electric has expanded its board from 8 to 12 members to help promote the uptake of the technology. New board members include Westpac head of asset finance Gary Nalder; ABB’S MD Ewan Morris; Powerco commercial manager Eric Pellicer; sgfleet’s MD Geoff Tipene; EMD’S AUDI GM Dean Sheed; Chargenet CE Steve West; ARUP Country Manager Mark Lusis and Meridian’s head of customer Neal Barclay. Free electric cars for corporate travellers through major NZ airports (PIC Golf Electric) In a major sustainability and innovation joint venture, Europcar and Volkswagen New Zealand have banded with Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland Airports, to launch the Electric Day Pass (EDP) programme. The programme allows regular business travellers who fly into any of the three cities between Monday and Friday and out on the same day, the opportunity to book an e-golf for their day of travel, free of charge. The keys are collected the Europcar desk and the cars are picked up from, and dropped back to, prime parking spots at all three airports.