The Kāpiti Electric Vehicle Society YouTube channel has a new URL or ‘handle’ as it is now known.
Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/@kapitievs
Electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining in popularity. Everyday we see more and more EVs on our roads. This series of counting videos simply aims to create a record of the growing number of EVs in Aotearoa NZ.
Ever wondered how much EV battery power is used driving to the summit of Transmission Gully? Do you think an Electric Vehicle gains power or does Transmission Gully drain the battery?
Transmission Gully Motorway is open! Watch these videos of an electric car driver’s view of the newly opened Transmission Gully Motorway. Great to see so many electric cars on the new road.
Ika Rere is Aotearoa New Zealand’s first electric passenger ferry. The Electric ferry in Wellington Harbour is berthed at Queens Wharf. Ika Rere is sponsored by Meridian energy company. East by West Ferries operates the electric ferry.
Mayor Guru’s electric aircraft inflight experience over Kāpiti Coast Airport Kāpiti Coast District Council Mayor K (Guru) Gurunathan takes a trial flight in an electric aircraft over the Kāpiti Coast Airport. Mayor Guru gives a running commentary during his first flight in Rerenga Hiko, the Pipistrel Alpha Electro, operated by ElectricAir. A huge thanks to:… Continue reading Mayor Guru electric aircraft inflight over Kāpiti Airport
EV Rebate – Clean Car Discount The Clean Car Discount (EV Rebate) was introduced on Sunday 13 June 2021. It aims to reduce CO2 emissions of light vehicles in Aotearoa New Zealand. Its objective is to make it more affordable to buy low CO2 emission options by making their cost more comparable to petrol and… Continue reading EV Rebate – Clean Car Discount
Electric aircraft arrived in Kāpiti On Friday 11 June 2021, an electric aircraft arrived at the Kapiti Aero Club, Paraparaumu, Kāpiti Coast. The electric aircraft, the first of its kind in Aotearoa New Zealand, is a two-seater Pipistrel Alpha Electro. Training aircraft Designed as a flight training aircraft, the Alpha Electro is made in Italy… Continue reading Electric aircraft arrived on the Kāpiti Coast
Aptera Motors animation is educating the next generation about electric vehicles. Watch this child friendly 5 minute animation. Aptera Motors animation Told in a picture book style, Aptera’s Mighty Mission follows the journey of a white dove. Soaring through clean air the white dove flies into a dark gas cloud and begins to cough. The… Continue reading Aptera Motors animation
How to charge using Type 2 connector – Nissan Leaf. A short step-by-step guide on how to charge a Nissan Leaf using a Type 2 (Mennekes or IEC 62196) charging connector. 1. Open the SAE J1772 charge port cover – orange coloured lid 2. Type 2 connector does not fit any Nissan Leaf charge port… Continue reading How to charge using Type 2 connector – Nissan Leaf
Timelapse commute from Seaview Wellington to Kāpiti Coast Timelapse commute along State Highway 1 Filmed on 28 April 2021, this is a typical evening commute from Port Road, Seaview, Lower Hutt, Wellington to Waikanae, Kāpiti Coast. Our route follows State Highway 2 (SH2) then onto SH1, along the coast road. Transmission Gully roadworks construction can… Continue reading Timelapse commute Seaview Wellington to Kapiti Coast
How to play music from CD, USB drive and AUX (3.5mm headphone cable) – Nissan Leaf. A short step-by-step guide on how to listen to music from Compact Disc (CD), Universal Serial Bus (USB) drive and auxiliary (AUX) [3.5mm headphone cable] in a Nissan Leaf. Play music video timestamps 00:05 Play music from a CD… Continue reading How to play music from CD, USB drive and AUX – Nissan Leaf