Farmer Autovillage is proudly charging ahead with electric solutions as part of our Total Vehicle Care Services. You can now charge your electric vehicle with our newly installed 175kW DC fast charger – the very first in the Bay of Plenty.  We also offer a selection of new and quality used electric vehicles for sale.

With co-funding from the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), which is administered by EECA (Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority), the high-tech charge station is available for you to use 24/7 via the Open-Loop app.

Find the Farmer Autovillage Charge Station via our Maru Street entrance (near Farmer Nissan)

How to charge.

To use our EV charge station you will need to have the Open Loop App downloaded. Open Loop is an easy to use scan-on experience. To find out more and download the Open Loop app visit openloop.co.nz

Buying Electric.

At Farmer Autovillage, you can find 12 international vehicle brands and a wide range of quality used vehicles in one easy stop. Our brands offer both electric and hybrid options for you to view and test drive. Our knowledgeable team are on hand to help with any questions that you might have when purchasing an electric model for the first time.

Charging your business.

Getting behind the wheel is one of the best ways to understand how an EV works. We offer a free Electric Drive Experience for local businesses. The process is simple, we bring our EV range to your business and set up a test drive station for staff to experience electric vehicles via a short drive route – we even bring treats! To enquire about our drive days, simply get in touch – Contact us

Clean Car Discount.

The New Zealand government announced the Clean Car Discount, making it more affordable to own an Electric Vehicle. Rebates will now be available for new and used Battery Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) valued at $80,000 or less, with a 3-star safety rating or above.

The Clean Car Discount will apply only to new and used vehicles registered in New Zealand for the first time. For electric vehicles first registered between 1 July and 31 December 2021, a rebate will apply:

New Battery Electric Vehicle $8,625
New Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle: $5,750
Used Battery Electric Vehicle: $3,450
Used Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle: $2,300

Please refer to the NZTA website for the latest information and terms and conditions on the rebate

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Explore our Electric Vehicle Range.

Thinking of going electric? Our team is on hand to help every step of the way. One of the many benefits of Farmer Autovillage is that you can test drive a range of EV’s in one easy visit. Our team can also demonstrate how to use our one-site charging station so you can feel confident getting on the road.

Audi

With its combination of electric drive and a comfortable, sophisticated interior, the Audi e-tron creates a new sense of mobility. What’s more, when it comes to performance, Audi’s electric vehicles compromise on nothing. With the e-tron already available, the incredible Audi e-tron quattro and RS e-tron GT are set to arrive with pre-orders now open.

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Skoda

Arriving in July, the SUPERB iV wagon is the first to Skoda’s family of electrified vehicles.  SUPERB iV is a plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of up to 62km in WLTP cycle and unrestricted long-distance capability covering a total of up to 930km. Get in touch with our Skoda team to enquire about a first to test drive and pre-orders.

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MG

At Farmer MG you can find both hybrid and electric options. As one of the most affordable EVs on the market, the family-friendly MG ZS EV has been awarded Car of the Year 2020 by New Zealand AutoCar. The MG HS Plug in hybrid (PHEV) has also just landed in our showroom.

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Nissan

With the Nissan leaf, you will feel instant acceleration and surprising power alongside an effortless, quiet drive performance — all with zero exhaust emissions. The LEAF’s low centre of gravity ensures ultra-smooth handling and its suite of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features give you a smarter, safer drive.

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Subaru

 The brand new Subaru XV and Forester e-Boxer models are engineered to provide efficiency. They are both hybrids models which are powered by a unique e-Boxer engine, featuring an electric motor and high voltage battery, combined with a Boxer petrol engine to deliver a new driving experience.

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Volkswagen

Volkswagens ID. models mark the start of a new era of electric mobility for the brand.  The range is intelligent, innovative and sustainable. While these models are not yet available in New Zealand, you can register your interest with our team to be kept in the loop with arrival information.

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