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e-tron in everyday life.

The incredible acceleration. The almost silent drive. The great feeling of driving emissions-free. If you've ever experienced electric mobility, you will know how fascinating it is. e-tron not only offers driving enjoyment but also unrestricted suitability for everyday use. Convenient, efficient charging is the first step to a seamless electric or plug-in hybrid ownership experience.

Charging at home

Over 90 per cent of electric and plug-in hybrid charging takes place at home. With safe parking and overnight off-peak electricity rates available, it's no wonder. Depending on individual house infrastructure and connection capacity, one could expect up to 240 km more range following an 8 hour charge.

  • 1. Home Assessment

    An EV charger home assessment is important to identify your home’s electrical infrastructure, the best orientation of the EV charger and the extra available capacity of your electrical supply. This service will be carried out by a licensed HRV electrician.

  • 2. Report and Installation Quote

    The Sales and Customer Service Coordinator will provide a summary report including an installation quote based on the home assessment. The report details the available capacity of your home, installation options and a quote to carry out an installation. Take some time to review the report and decide on the installation option that works best for you – in some circumstances the next steps may differ.

  • 3. EV Charger Installation

    HRV has a long and strong reputation of respecting the homes of their customers, so you can enjoy peace of mind knowing they will look after your home as if it were their own. A licensed HRV electrician will install, test and certify the safe operation of your EV charger. Before they leave, they will talk you through everything you need to know about the safe operation of your EV charger and answer any questions you may have.

  • 4. Customer Service and Maintenance

    If you have any questions or issues, our dedicated coordinator is just a phone call away on 0800 768 123 or you can email them at EVSupport@HRV.co.nz. Our website also has some FAQ’s at hrv.co.nz/support
    HRV also provide an inspection, test & tag service which is recommended on an annual basis by Worksafe New Zealand.

Charging in public

Public charging infrastructure is crucial to delivering the freedom and flexibility of an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle. Audi offers e-tron customers special access to a rapidly growing network of over 280 fast charging stations, thanks to a partnership with ChargeNet. Furthermore, e-tron MMI navigation systems are linked to the comprehensive live EVRoam database; a world-first collaboration by the NZ Transport Agency and energy industry. Audi have also partnered with global leader in electrification, ABB, to offer fast charging points at authorised Audi dealerships nationwide. And with Audi connect, you can check the charge level of your e-tron in the myAudi app anytime, anywhere.