Bridgestone charges ahead with ev tyre solutions

Proud EVolocity sponsor, Bridgestone has revealed global developments that will continue to support the progression of electric vehicle technology into the future. Around the world, an incredible amount of research and development into new electric vehicles is being undertaken – with all major car manufacturers focused on rolling out hybrid or fully electric variants of…

Save the planet with science—from New Zealand

Exciting science doesn’t just happen in other countries. It’s being done in New Zealand, too. And you can get involved. Researchers at the Robinson Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington are leading a big programme of work to deal with one of the hardest problems facing the planet: How can we make transportation climate-friendly?…

Eva Hakansson – Build and racing to the top!

Eva Hakansson has got something in common with all EVolocity students – she builds electric vehicles and then competes in them! Eva also holds the world record for fastest electric motorcycle, and also used to be the fastest female motorcycle rider. So she knows what it’s like to take a vehicle build from start to finish. And she might just have some tips for you!

EVolocity E-zine – Issue Six

Wow! What a year it’s been. Amid the challenges and disruptions students and teachers worked incredibly hard to successfully finish their vehicles in time to showcase them at regional finals across the country. Our students showed great resilience and determination to complete EVolocity’s program and we are very proud of them all. Judges and spectators…

EVolocity launches in Taranaki 2021!

EVolocity in partnership with New Zealand’s new energy centre, Ara Ake, is launching in Taranaki in 2021. Schools in this region will be supported by sponsors Ara Ake and Evnex, and learning partner Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT), to design, build and ultimately race their electric vehicles as part of the EVolocity high schools programme.…

EVs&Beyond: Kiwi kids test their EV innovation

From p23 of EVs&Beyond Magazine Taking on the challenge of building an electric vehicle from scratch, students from EVolocity’s nationwide School science technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) programme vied for the coveted title of Innovation in Engineering Excellence at the Auckland regional finals on November 8. Against the backdrop of the RNZAF Base Auckland runway…