EVolocity is pleased to announce a new partnership with JW Group in 2021. For the past three years JW Group has been the sole distributor of the Yutong electric bus in New Zealand, cementing their position as a market leader in transitioning New Zealand’s public transport sector to electric buses, and making them an exciting…Details
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…Details
Choosing a career is a big decision in our young people’s lives. The best way to equip them for this is to expose them to as many real world experiences as possible on their journey through secondary school. With this in mind, our Canterbury students were invited on a tailored careers afternoon on Tuesday 8…Details
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.…Details
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…Details
On 8 November 2020, Auckland teams, friends, and spectators gathered at the RNZAF Base in Auckland to showcase the electric vehicles they have designed and built, and compete for the title of Best Overall Team. One of our major sponsors, Bridgestone, was there to film the event. Watch this video below, and scroll down for…Details
On 1 November 2020, Canterbury teams met to compete at KartSport Canterbury in Halswell. There were 22 electric carts and bikes, all designed and hand built by teams of students. With 150 people on the day, it was a splendid event, with some well deserved results amongst the winners. Well done to all!
The Waikato region came on board with the EVolocity project this year. Steve shares how he integrated this into a year 13 Technology programme. “One of the best projects ever” says Technology teacher Steve Andrew about EVolocity. Collaboration, competition, community support and credits proved to be a potent mix for student engagement and learning.” An…Details
[Excerpt from article on Rotorua Daily News] Another competition that has displayed a high level of local digital and engineering skills is Evolocity. Evolocity is where teams of students work together to design, build and then race an electric bike or go-kart. Teams from Te Rangihakahaka, John Paul College, Mokoia Intermediate and the Te Aka…Details
Nelson regional finals took place on 29 October 2020.