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National Leader Judith Collins made the announcement at a Takapuna electric vehicle dealer, Auckland City Electric Vehicles. Video / Greg Bowker
The city is committed to having its whole 1360-strong fleet fully electric by 2040.
Auckland Council's car fleet of 1000 vehicles will be cut and moved to electric.
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COMMENT: If a government can't upgrade to EVs why would the rest of us?
Once subsidies go, sales of battery models crater
Comment: Some are totally blinded by their ideological belief EVs will save the planet.
The Productivity Commission has also said a feebate scheme might have adverse impacts.
Contractor busted flouting the rules by pretending to be a high-ranking AT employee.
New model emits only water and clean air into environment.
Hybrid vehicles a new mode of travel for Spark staff
COMMENT: Demand for electric cars risks driving a new child exploitation industry.
The group with the bold idea hopes to have it installed on Waiheke Island by 2030.
By taxing heavy polluting cars nearly half of car sales in Norway are electric.
Rising fuel prices could give the electric movement a much-need boost.
More cash incentives are needed to wean NZ motorists off petrol, EV owners' poll finds.
Strict rules keep foreign players out of competition to develop next generation of maps.