Driving Innovation: Hannah’s Story

Step into any EVolocity workshop, and you’ll see rangatahi planning, designing, and manufacturing electric vehicles – including welding, fabrication, electronics, programming, and testing. However, beyond the excitement of building vehicles, students are also gaining skills to last a lifetime and discovering new passions that will shape their future. Hannah Bremner is a shining example of…

2024 Competition Updates

Kia Ora EVolocity teams and teachers, As you know, we are always looking to improve and evolve the EVolocity competition, and we have been busy behind the scenes to finalise our 2024 guidelines and documents.  Gearing up for a thrilling year ahead, we want to share some significant updates and revisions to the competition format…

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge shows the true potential of sustainable mobility

EVolocity isn’t the only mobility challenge Bridgestone supports. One of the most iconic events in theworld, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) happens in Australia every two years, and hashad the global support of Bridgestone since 2013. This year saw reigning champions Innoptus Solar Team from Belgium claim back-to-back honours inthe outright ‘Challenger Class’ –…

Update: 2021 Auckland Awards + WIN an RNZAF experience!

While Auckland teams may not be able to race their vehicles for 2021, we will still be judging electric bikes and karts, and award trophies for the following competition categories: Best Report  Best Video  Best Overall Vehicle Innovation Challenge Award – Collection and Display of Performance Data Innovation Challenge Award – Engineering Excellence and Innovation…

Wise words from Ara engineering grad

Earlier this year we interviewed Ara graduate Cat Smith for our Women in STEM ezine issue. Here is the full interview – and some wise words from Cat! (date March 2021) What is your full name and job title Cat Smith, Operations Support Trainee (Orion) In which area of STEM are you involved? Electrical Engineering,…