The government has a goal that, where practicable, the government light vehicle fleet should be emissions free by 2025/26. This aligns with the government’s priority to transition to a net zero emissions economy by 2050.
One of the most effective ways of lowering vehicle emissions is to transition to electric vehicles and the government has made this a priority.
You can find out more about the benefits of electric vehicles by visiting the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency informational webpage.
Electric vehicles - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency
You can also see the average emissions profile of each mandated agency with a fleet of light vehicles on the Government fleet emissions dashboard.
The motor vehicle contract includes the electric vehicles supplier panel which is an open panel, meaning car manufacturers can apply to join when they have new, or near new, electric vehicles available to supply the New Zealand market.
The panel of motor vehicle suppliers will work with you to support your agency’s sustainability goals. They can present options on the most effective ways to lower vehicle emissions. Below are the two electric vehicle types and the motor vehicle panel suppliers which are able to supply them.
Suppliers of battery electric vehicles:
Suppliers of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles: