Legislation needed to get electric cars on New Zealand roads

Gould, Mike
November 2006
Future Times;2006, Vol. 4, p2
The article calls for a legislation in New Zealand that would provide a safety standard covering electric cars that would be significant in responding to the global warming and energy challenges. The benefits of using electric cars instead of internal combustion cars are discussed. The political issue arising from the use of electric cars is explored.


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