New Zealand’s capital city becomes the first in the country to test production electric vehicles. Wellington’s city council is working with Meridian Energy Ltd., Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand Ltd., New Zealand Post Ltd. and The Wellington Co. to trial a fleet of i-MiEVs for two years. By December, eight of the 4-seat, battery-powered cars will be on the road. One of the EVs goes to postal carrier Shane Collins, who pays out of his own pocket a monthly diesel bill of about NZ$600 ...
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