Just as the dinosaurs probably didn't even bother to look up at the meteor, petrolheads are obliviously rumbling around in stegasaurus-fueled sedans without recognising the Nissan Leafs in the rear-view mirror about to bring the hurt.

We're talking about a petrol-powered vehicle being caught parked - twice - in an Auckland Council spot decked out for charging electric vehicles (EVs) and the ticket-writing, clipboard-toting response that's looming on the road ahead.

A disapproving spokesman said Auckland Transport would be enforcing the rules "as soon as the appropriate legislative controls are formalised ... that will be very soon". "We will