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  #2930984 17-Jun-2022 15:37
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or remove them altoghether, but thats a political debate, not necessarily belonging to the EV thread


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  #2930985 17-Jun-2022 15:38
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Should have a look at the UK, they have literally just turned off their EV rebate overnight!


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  #2930988 17-Jun-2022 15:41
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Dingbatt:

 

Hopefully it was on one of the non shopping days over Easter. “The Base” shopping centre is a ‘mare at the best of times so deciding to put the SuperCharger under the mall wasn’t their finest work.

 

 

To be fair, the Hamilton Supercharger was the very first Tesla presence in NZ, even before they had a store. I imagine they had to go with whoever was willing to take a punt and give them land and power for a decent price.




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  #2930992 17-Jun-2022 15:47
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sen8or:

 

or remove them altoghether, but thats a political debate, not necessarily belonging to the EV thread

 

 

elections coming, so anything's possible!





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  #2930997 17-Jun-2022 15:50
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RobDickinson:

 

Should have a look at the UK, they have literally just turned off their EV rebate overnight!

 

 

I read this: "The grant ends on future sales, but will still be honored for any buyers that already applied for it." - but what about those who have ordered a car that hasn't yet arrived? 

 

I guess, given it's already been reduced to 1500 pounds, it's not an enormous sum, but could be the difference between making the finances stack up or not. Imagine that happening here, where the rebate is still a significant amount: while I could no doubt stretch to justify the extra cost, I'd be pissed off. For some, though, I imagine it would make it unaffordable/uneconomic.


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  #2930998 17-Jun-2022 15:51
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Dingbatt:

 

I know you’re expecting me to say it, so I won’t disappoint.

 

Time to increase the rebate limit! 

 

Blame Covid, blame Putin, blame whoever you like, but get real and at the very least adjust for inflation. Or better still, make it $100K and be done with it.

 

That still excludes ‘rich’ people’s cars like BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Jaguar, etc so their socialist credentials would remain intact.

 

 

it needs to be $1 higher than the Model Y performance, so $100k is not enough, so no





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  #2931001 17-Jun-2022 15:59
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jonathan18:

 

RobDickinson:

 

Should have a look at the UK, they have literally just turned off their EV rebate overnight!

 

 

I read this: "The grant ends on future sales, but will still be honored for any buyers that already applied for it." - but what about those who have ordered a car that hasn't yet arrived? 

 

I guess, given it's already been reduced to 1500 pounds, it's not an enormous sum, but could be the difference between making the finances stack up or not. Imagine that happening here, where the rebate is still a significant amount: while I could no doubt stretch to justify the extra cost, I'd be pissed off. For some, though, I imagine it would make it unaffordable/uneconomic.

 

 

 

 

I think its the third time they have just changed this it used to be £5k or something and applied to much higher priced vehicles.  UK gov dont care




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  #2933209 22-Jun-2022 16:08
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Nearly half of Kiwi car buyers want to buy an electric vehicle.  Globally, 52% of respondents looking to buy a car want an EV.

 

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/technology/2022/06/nearly-half-of-kiwi-car-buyers-want-to-buy-an-electric-vehicle-survey.html

 

...  "range anxiety" and charging infrastructure concerns are also reducing, with only 21 percent of EV drivers charging their car every day. 

 

 


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  #2933216 22-Jun-2022 16:18
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Crazy what exploiting your customers at $3+ a litre will do.. 


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  #2933221 22-Jun-2022 16:39
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RobDickinson:

 

Crazy what exploiting your customers at $3+ a litre will do.. 

 

 

Yeah, but what is more interesting is that the US is pretty much indifferent to it (save for the local political issues of domestic voters) But from a National Economic standpoint the US is insulated by domestic production, (plus it now has a eager LNG market in Europe that wants as much supply as possible) 

 

Previously high oil prices became national security priorities, now its simply an internal shift in income from states like California to Texas, New Mexico and North Dakota


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  #2933222 22-Jun-2022 16:42
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USA is hardly isolated gas prices are a huge point right now there


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  #2933224 22-Jun-2022 16:47
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RobDickinson:

 

USA is hardly isolated gas prices are a huge point right now there

 

Aussie is the one with real gas supply issues as they are too busy exporting it as LNG and forgot to hold back enough for domestic supply in the Eastern states.

 

The US seem more excited about their petrol prices nearing $10/US gallon.





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  #2933239 22-Jun-2022 16:50
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gas (wrt USA) = petrol

 

 


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  #2933241 22-Jun-2022 16:53
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RobDickinson:

 

gas (wrt USA) = petrol

 

 

 

www.geekzone.co.NZ = petrol





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  #2933242 22-Jun-2022 16:57
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call it what you like idk


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