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Convenience for EV Drivers
Electric vehicles (EVs) are exciting, fun and ridiculously cheap to drive. Not to mention the huge environmental benefits.
But we get it, what use is a car with 200km range if you need to cover 400km on the long weekend holiday trips? How do you avoid a flat battery?
We've been there, we've spent hours planning electric road trips, and still accidentally run our batteries flat at 10 pm in the middle of nowhere. It wasn't fun.
So, we've built Power Trip to make electric vehicle travel easy, convenient and simple for everyone.
What does the app do?
- Predicts your driving range and finds charging stations nearby
You can use Power Trip to estimate the energy consumption between two points on a map and show charging stations and EV-friendly businesses en-route.
This means before you start driving, you can predict how far you can drive before you need to recharge, find places to charge up where you are going, and find cool places to visit while you wait for your car to top up!
- Tracks your battery performance and shows your actual driving range
You can connect to your car's battery and monitor your progress against the apps predicted driving range.
Predictions are only as good as the maths that drives them and lots of things might cause you to drain your battery faster along the way. So, as an extra precaution, Power Trip can monitor your real-time battery status and show your progress on the map.
This feature requires an additional OBD-II device and is currently only available for Nissan Leafs manufactured before 2017.
Purchase an Android compatible OBD-II device here.
Purchase an iphone & iOS compatible OBD-II device here.
- Finds exclusive deals at EV friendly locations across New Zealand
Once you have connected or registered your EV with the app, you gain access to all of the exclusive discounts, deals and charging bundles that local businesses around New Zealand are making available to support you as you help to make NZ a petrol-free zone
Download the app for Android or iOS today to plan your trips and see what deals you could tap into!
Get it on Google Play here
Get it on the App Store here
Then connect to your car with an OBD-II to monitor your trips and gain exclusive access
(Currently Android only)
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Use the code 'power1' to get a 10% discount
Or rent an electric car and have it all done for you!
Rent an EV in Wellington!