Christchurch, 22/4/2017

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On 22nd April 2017, Christchurch set the record for the largest gathering of EVs with 100 registerable EVs.

We also set the all-comers record of 103.

This was held at the Fine Arts Cark Park, University of Canterbury.

Thanks to UC for the great venue!

Thanks to the#LeadingTheCharge road trippers to adding to our numbers :)


The Registerable EV Record

The tally included the following vehicles:

  • Nissan Leaf = 62
  • BMW i3 = 11
  • Conversions = 7
  • Mitsubishi Outlanders = 5
  • Mitsubishi iMiEV = 4
  • Hyundai Ioniq = 4
  • Telsa Model S = 4
  • Audi e-tron = 1
  • Nissan e-NV200 = 1
  • Renault Zoe = 1

TOTAL = 100 (registered cars)


All-Comers Record

This tally included the above plus:

  • The UCM Formula SAE race car
  • A Twizy
  • A two wheeled, self-balancing scooter

TOTAL = 103 (all-comers for all electrically propelled vehicles)


Media References

Scoop
UC Student Blog
Christchurch City Council Newsline
EV Talk

Some Pics

(Photos courtesy of Dave Kelly)

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