EV Podcast

Electric Vehicle Podcast

A podcast serving and supporting the EV community globally - hosted by Theo Gibson
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The EV Podcast is the place to hear about Electric Vehicles. Also – solar power, ebikes, autonomous vehicles and sustainability. EV converter and enthusiast Theo Gibson (EV Builders/Gibson Solutions Ltd) talks news, rumours and hosts an interesting and dynamic bunch of guests.

2020 Boxing Day Special – NZ 1000km record run on an electric bike

2020 Boxing Day Special – NZ 1000km record run on an electric bike

What a year it has been, it has had its up and downs but we have made it through and I somehow managed to keep on podcasting. Thank you to all my supporters for your help. I couldn’t have done it without you. This year I wrap up by with talking to Jef Ikenn about is 1000km record run around New Zealand. Have a great Christmas and New Year and see you in 2021

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MG ZS EV vs Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, is it time to upgrade to full electric?

MG ZS EV vs Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, is it time to upgrade to full electric?

This is a follow on from a recent video review I did after driving MG’s new ZS EV. Listeners will know I drive Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid which fits my family needs in terms of space but it is not fully electric. Something I struggle with. Putting Dino juice in my car is something that just feels wrong. I’m still on the fence …….But hope you find my explanation why interesting.

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https://mgmotor.co.nz/models/mg-zsev/

Rod Badcock: The Robinson Research Institute

Rod Badcock: The Robinson Research Institute

This week on the show I talk to Rod Badcock from the Robinson Research Institue about exciting developments in high powered electric motor application being developed right here in New Zealand. We also talk about exciting study opportunities for young engineers. Enjoy the show.

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Episode Links:

Robinson Research Institute: https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/robinson
Rod Badcock (Principal Engineer / Deputy Director): https://people.wgtn.ac.nz/rod.badcock

The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

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EV Podcast: Jordan Ramer – EV Connect

EV Podcast: Jordan Ramer – EV Connect

This week I chat with Jordan Ramer. Jordan is the CEO of EV Connect. Jordan is an accomplished Technology Executive and Entrepreneur. He has helped raise tens of millions of dollars in financing for growth companies in the clean energy, transportation, and resource efficiency sectors. Before joining EV Connect, he led corporate development for NanoH2O, a venture-backed developer of energy-efficient water purification technology. Previously, he held executive positions in business development, product management, and marketing at AeroVironment, an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Developer, where he spent seven years elevating the AeroVironment into the industry leader, spearheading the company’s global expansion and launching its fleet management software solution. He has held roles in business development, finance, and strategy for several venture-backed technology start-ups. 

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Episode Links:

EV Connect: https://www.evconnect.com/

The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

Seb Steel – Ghost: EV Hillclimb Prototype

Seb Steel – Ghost: EV Hillclimb Prototype

This week I talk to Seb Steel from Thompson automotive in Wellington New Zealand about his one of kind Hill Climb Race vehicle build.

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Episode Links:

https://www.facebook.com/thomsenautomotive/
https://www.thomsenautomotive.com/?fbclid=IwAR00foOU996NM8zUooL6n4stJji_7O1y7NNQG8mlx68u6HzmJB6M11dkNos
https://www.facebook.com/ghost.ev.hillclimb.prototype/

The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

Hayden Paddon – EV Rally Car Build

Hayden Paddon – EV Rally Car Build

This week I am very privileged to talk to New Zealand born rally car champion Hayden Paddon about the new electric rally car he is building with his team in the south island of New Zealand. A world first, this exciting new time for motorsport!

https://haydenpaddon.com

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The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

Nathan Dunlop – Tritium DC Fast Chargers

Nathan Dunlop – Tritium DC Fast Chargers

This week Theo chats to Nathan Dunlop Head of Market Strategy at Tritium. This episode covers the company’s long history and what makes Tritium so successful in the world of EV Fast Chargers.

https://www.tritium.com.au/

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The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

Mandy Mellar – AA NZ, Roadside EV Charging Service

Mandy Mellar – AA NZ, Roadside EV Charging Service

This week Theo gets a moment to chat to Mandy Mellar – General Manager of battery services at the New Zealand Automobile Association (AA), about their new roadside support vehicle that offers the ability to give your EV a quick charge if you’re out of juice and need to get to a fast charger.

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The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

Nigel Broomhall: Invisible Urban – Tesla Gigafactory NZ

Nigel Broomhall: Invisible Urban – Tesla Gigafactory NZ

This week Theo chat’s to Nigel Broomhall CEO of Chargesmart Ltd and CEO and Co-Founder of Invisible Urban. With the latest news that New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter Tiwai Point is to be closed, Nigel has suggested we invite Elon Musk to New Zealand to build a Tesla Gigifactory on the site and make use of all that clean renewable power that the smelter once used.

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The EV Podcast is supported by:
OEM AudioNew Zealand’s leading supplier of safe and reliable AC chargers and charging cables

If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on Patreon.com. The more support we get the more we can cover.

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