10 Jun 2021

How feasible is NZ's electric car future?

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 10 June 2021

It's one of the cornerstones of the Climate Change Commission's advice to the government on how to become carbon neutral, but how feasible is it?

The Commission wants to see a rapid increase in electric vehicle sales to combat the amount of emissions coming from transport.

But as it stands, electric cars make up just a tiny fraction of the country's entire vehicle fleet.

Our reporter Harry Lock and camera operator Dom Thomas have this report.