We need to get real information on how much weight different models of cars can take, the process at present is flawed to say the least, the Japanese in some cases take the curb weight and add 55 kg per person, we take this value and subtract 80 kg per person, I'll leave you to figure out what this means to convertors
The industry keeps asking for grants for develping an industry in New Zealand. But there are other options. What about a low interest loans which can be partly or wholly repaid from operational savings afforded by the vehicle.
Also the vehicle companies have to come to the party, as currently their offers are considerably more expensive than in other countries.
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I am confident that vehicles such as the soon to be released in NZ Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will hasten the mainstream acceptance of 'battery' powered cars. Agree or disagree?