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.
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
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
How to open the charge port lid and cover – Nissan Leaf. A short step-by-step guide on how to open the charge port lid and covers on a Nissan Leaf. Step by step 1. Press the charge port lid opener switch 2. Charge port lid will open, three beeps will sound and charging status indicator… Continue reading How to open the charge port lid and cover – Nissan Leaf
How to change the keyfob battery – Nissan Leaf. A short step-by-step guide on how to change a Nissan Leaf keyfob battery. 1. Slide the small latch to release the mechanical key 2. Remove the mechanical key 3. Locate the small slit 4. Insert a small screwdriver into the slit 5. Gently twist the screwdriver… Continue reading How to change the keyfob battery – Nissan Leaf
How to start turn ON – Nissan Leaf. A short step-by-step guide on how to start turn ON a Nissan Leaf. 1. Push the brake pedal 2. Press the power switch while the brake pedal is being pushed 3. Start chime sounds and Nissan Leaf comes alive! Notes: In addition, it is possible to turn… Continue reading How to start turn ON – Nissan Leaf