Every now and then I need to tow a boat - Everyday questions about EV's in New Zealand

Everyday questions and mythbusting about Electric Vehicles (EV's) in NZ. Panel talk about electric vehicles followed by EV display.

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"Every now and then I need to tow a boat." - Everyday questions and mythbusting about Electric Vehicles (EV's) in New Zealand.

A panel talk about electric vehicles at the Hutton Theatre followed by Q&A outside with an EV display.

How we get around is the low hanging fruit on the road to mitigating global warming. Electrification of transport is key in this area.

Speakers include: Dave Campbell (introducing UBCO electric utility bikes), James Brundell (Hare & Turtle event and longer journeys by electric vehicle), Nathan Thompson (e-bikes and e-microtransport options), Kevin O'Neil (Otago Polytechnic, senior lecturer automotive engineering - what's under the EV bonnet).

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Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin

Wednesday 22 May
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Free event
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Mr Dave Campbell

UBCO electric utility bikes

Dave Campbell will introduce the concept of electric motor bikes from the UBCO range. UBCO was founded in NZ on the idea of a Utility Electric Vehicle (UEV) that would transform the way people ride, work and play.

Mr James Brundell

Dunedin EV Owner

A brief description of the Dunedin EV Group Hare & Turtle event for Drive Electric Week 2018 and tips for longer journeys by electric vehicle.

Mr Nathan Parker

Dunedin Electric Bikes

Dunedin Electric Bikes is a family owned, independent dealership offering ebikes proven to meet the rigorous requirements of cyclists in the south.

Dunedin’s biggest range of affordable ebikes catering to diverse rider needs – biggies, littlies, seniors and everyone in between.

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Mr Kevin O'Neill

Senior Lecturer Automotive Engineering

Under the EV bonnet - Electric vehicles are a growing part of corporate fleets and private transport in Aotearoa New Zealand. Those working in the automotive industry will increasingly need skills and confidence working in this space.


1.00PM to 2:00PM
Panel Talk
A panel talk about electric vehicles at the Barclay Theatre
Q&A and EV Showcase
Q&A and EV Showcase in the Museum car park

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