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Australian Electric Vehicle Association


WELCOME to the AEVA (Adelaide Branch)

This website is devoted to those who are involved in or interested in the conversion of electric cars and other electric vehicles
in South Australia.


For the latest news on electric vehicles and hybrids checkout EVPLUS.


Did you know that AEVA Corporate Members can advertise here for free?

Join today for $100 / annum

Contact the secretary
via the Contact page on this website
for more information.

Note: Advertisements are to be related to goods and services relevant to the requirements of members of the AEVA.


Members can advertise items on the
"For Sale"
page on this website.

Join today from $20/ annum

More info...

Note: Advertisements are to be related to goods and services relevant to the requirements of members of the AEVA.


South Australian Government
Low Emission Vehicles

South Australia’s Low Emission Vehicle Strategy 2012-16




   The next meeting will be on:

21st May 2014
at 7:30pm

See Meetings page for more details...


If you can assist with this project
or for more information...

Mobile: Andrew Dickson 0418 866 470

  Holden VOLT

Test drive the new
 Holden Volt
Extended Range Electric Car

Phone: Hamilton Holden on
8179 4300 to make an appointment
with Glen Worden

Download Brochure


  Nissan LEAF

Test drive the new 2012
 Nissan LEAF Electric Car

Phone: Unley Nissan on
8306-7777 to make an appointment.


  Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Test drive the new 2012
 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car

Phone: Australian Motors Wayville on
8179-3666 to make an appointment.


      New YouTube Channel   

EV Review

...with the first review being the
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car.


Australian Government Electric Vehicle Incentives by State and Territory

  Vehicle Registration Stamp Duty Other Luxury Car Tax (LCT)
South Australia - - -  
Western Australia - - -
Tasmania - - -
Queensland - - -
New South Wales - - -
Victoria $100.00 reduction - -
Canberra - No stamp duty -
Northern Territory - - -
Federal * - - - Increased threshold for fuel efficient cars **


- The dash represents NO GOVERNMENT INCENTIVE

* Federal represent the government for the whole of Australia.

** LCT - The tax (33%) threshold has been increased from $60,316 to $75,375 for cars with a fuel efficiency of 7L/100km or better (figures are for 2013-2014)  More info...


Coming Events in Australia and Around the World



Goolwa Gopher Grand Prix


March 8th 2014

PDF download

Follow the signs once you arrive in Goolwa


Energy - Driving Our Society


April 23, 2014

PDF download with info and program.

Please note the AEVA is not involved
with the running of this event.

Bookings can be made here.


  • Members of the SENG SA or EESA: $70.00

  • Non Members of the SENG SA or EESA: $105.00

  • Students: $45.00







 Science Alive!, to be held on the 8/9/10 August 2014

Adelaide Showgrounds
Wayville SA

More info soon






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Follow TREV in the Zero Emissions Race around the World





What's  New!  

  • March 2014 - Added Goolwa Gopher Festival to Events page.
  • March 2014 - Added Kangaroo Island Visible Solar Project to Events page.
  • March 2014 - Australian Government EV Incentive table  - on this page.
  • March 2014 - Latest AEVA Newsletter (#218) added to Members' page.
  • February 2014 - Added new document to Documents page - "Electric Connections for Power Circuits".
  • February 2014 - Added links to Parts page for "Battery Terminal Grease".
  • January 2014 - Added document to Documents (from Members) page
  • August 2013 - Added AGM and EV Festival notice to this page.
  • July 2013 - Added new data for Electric Vehicles Registered in South Australia to the Vehicles page.
  • June 2013 - Added Victorian EV Trial Mid Term Report to the documents page.
  • April 2013 - More videos added to the Media pages. Membership specials outlined.
  • February 2013 - Added "Electric Vehicles Registered" update to Vehicles page.
  • December 2012 - Announcement of membership costing for last half of financial year.
  • November 2012 - More loan tools added to the Members' page.
  • August 2012 - Added notice to home page about AEVA EV Festival and AGM
  • August 2012 - Added notice to home page about "Amped Up!" event at Gawler
    November 24th, 2012
  • July 2012 - Added Nissan LEAF test drive notice to home page.
  • May 2012 - Added YouTube video to the 2012 Gopher Festival accessed via the Events page.
  • April 2012 - Added new event: ChargePoint at Stirling SA. See Events page
  • April 2012 - Added new sound file to Media page.
  • April 2012 - Added 4 new Renew Magazine articles to the Members Only Section.
  • April 2012 - Added report and photos of the 3rd Annual Gopher Festival at Goolwa.
  • March 2012 - Added new AEVA Newsletter in Members Only section.
  • February 2012 - Added another sound file to the Media pages.
  • January 2012 - updated audio player on Media page to include portable/tablet (iPhone, iPad) devices.
  • January 2012 - added another Renew article to the Members Only page.
  • January 2012 - Updated version of Edward Booth's document "Choosing a DC Motor and Controller" on the Documents page.
  • January 2012 - Updated (local) Membership Form for 2012-2013 financial year for use from April 1, 2012.
  • December 2011 - Added details of the EV Picnic and Display
    to the Events page.
  • December 2011 - Added details of registered EVs in South Australia.
  • December 2011 - Updated Links and Parts pages with section heading bars.
  • November 2011 - Added videos of the 2011 EV Festival in Brisbane (Oct 2011) to
                              the Media page.
                          - Added to Events page - Glen George's visit to Adelaide in his
                              Great C02 Race.
  • October 2011 - Added Members Only page.
  • August 2011 - Added photos of 2011 Science Alive! accessed from Events page.
  • July 2011 - Update of number of registered vehicles in South Australia
                  - New Handy Hint document from Edward Booth in Documents
  • June 2011 - Change of venue and meeting night.
                   - New videos on the Media page
                   - New Events on the Events page 
  • April 2011 - Future events table in home page.
  • March 2011 - Notice about EV Review YouTube channel. See above.
  • March 2011 - Added more to Events page and Links page.
  • December 2010 - Added details of registered EVs in South Australia.
  • November 2010 - Added details of the 2010 EV Festival to Events page.
  • November 2010 - Added Edward Booth's interview with Carol Whitelock to the Media page.
  • August 2010 - New Video and audio files added to Media page.
  • Science Alive! stand at the Adelaide Showground August 6th, 7th & 8th, 2010
  • Electric Vehicles Seminar in Adelaide - April 23, 2010
    Documents of all presentations are available through a link on the Documents page.
  • Radio interview with Simon Hacket and Carole Whitelock, ABC-891 April 15, 2010 on Media page
  • Added notice for EVs in Australia Seminar - April 2010.
  • Added YikeBike to Links and Media page
  • Added photos of the Opening of the U-Park Electric Charging Stations - see the "Events" page.
  • Added ABC Stateline (WA) video to Media page
  • Added "Events" page - gathering together many of the events which the AEVA has presented or been associated with. (You may have to refresh your browser with the "F5" key)
  • Gopher Grand Prix Saturday Feb 13, 2010
  • New secretary required - see notice above
  • New "Parts" page cross reference.
  • Paul Hunter's car conversion added to Vehicles page.
  • September 2009 minutes added to Meetings page.
  • Eric Rodda's "Battery Charging" presentation added to Documents page.
  • Videos of the Inaugural National EV Festival (held in Canberra) added to Media page.
  • This "What's New!" box...

Meetings are held at:
Directors Hotel
  247 Gouger St
  Adelaide SA 5000

  In the upstairs
  function room.
  more info...

Everyone is invited to attend.

Don't forget ...
"The Director's" serves meals
we meet from 6pm prior to the meeting, please join us 

(08) 8231 8484

Have you an interest in electric cars? - Become a member.

To join the AEVA or renew your membership, this can be done on-line

or print  this form and take it with your money to the next meeting,
or post it with your payment to the secretary:

   AEVA Membership
   PO BOX 434
   PARK HOLME 5043
   South Australia

Forms are available at the meetings as well.

 New Membership
... *

Annual - $40.00
Annual Concession - $20.00
Annual Corporate - $100.00

NOTE: AEVA's membership is based on the financial year 1st July to 30th June.

* New members joining up anytime after 31st March will receive up to 15 months membership, that is membership to 30th June the NEXT year.
For example, join on 1st April, get 15 months for the price of 12 !!


Members can renew their membership anytime after March 31, for the next financial year.

Payment options... 

You may follow this link to use the online form on the national website
or for more payment information (FAQ).

Alternatively, print this form (from local site) and take it with your money to the next meeting. Forms are usually available at the meetings as well.

Use the same form to join up and for membership renewal !

Membership costs:
Annual (Ordinary) - $40.00 per year
Annual Concession - $20.00 per year
Annual Corporate - $100.00 per year

The Australian Electric Vehicle Association Inc. (AEVA) is a non profit organisation founded in 1973, comprising individuals and organisations interested in the development, manufacture, sale or use of electric vehicles and their components. For more information see

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