Like solar, EV's are not supported at all. Charging stations are, so some people have got their heads screwed on, the rest is user sort out your car. Ive never seen an ad for an EV, everyone should know about them, how much they will save on fuel, and maintenance. There should be a Govt push on new EV and pre owned. Some assistance in the form of interest free loans for part of the cost, so the user can save money, pay it back and still be saving.
This new Govt needs to step up.
There is already advertising of EVs. In the Westfield Albany mall, Initially there was a Tesla Model S on display. It generated so much interest that Tesla put a Model X on display as well. Both times, there was a Tesla salesperson next to the cars, and he let people sit in the cars, play with the navigation etc. Excellent long term exposure for Tesla in Auckland.
I got an add on Facebook for the Hyundai Ioniq. (Might have also seen one for the BMW i3).
A secondhand car dealer contacted me (direct marketing - was already on their database). Trying to sell me a Nissan E-NV electric van.