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Australian Electric Vehicle Association - Adelaide Branch
MEETINGS  - Held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month*              


Next Meeting Details: 

The next meeting will be on...

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 - 7:30pm

Meeting overview: -

1) Guest Speaker:
Chris Selwood
   "Darwin to Adelaide Solar Race"

2) Members' EV Conversion Reports
     including normal Q & A session.

3) EV News/Videos

4) Supper - please bring a plate to

Note: Committee members will be available from 7:00pm prior to the meeting to accept membership and renewal forms and payments (please have the correct money - ask Eric).

You don't have to be a member to attend.
Visitors are very welcome.
Visitors are ask to pay a $4.00 entrance fee to help cover meeting room hire.

Venue details ...

Vogue Theatre,
 25 Belair Road,
 Kingswood 5062

This meeting will be held in the Function Centre, which is on the northern side of the theatre.

Entry to the building is via the northern car park.

Parking is available in the northern and southern car parks.
(Belair Rd is the continuation of Unley Rd.)
Note: The car parks against the northern wall are reserved for plug-in vehicles.

Join us for a meal prior to this meeting at "Caffe Buongiorno Mitcham"
anytime from 5:30pm
...even if it's just for a coffee.
Address: 212 Belair Rd, Hawthorn 5062
(Corner of Wemyss Ave)  Menu

Phone: (08) 8272 8877


Future meetings:

  • June 2018
    Wednesday June 20, 7:30pm
    See above...
  • July 2018
    Wednesday July 18, 7:30pm
    AEVA (SA) AGM at this meeting
    Guest Speaker: Ashley Gaghan from
    Nu Gen Power and Storage
    "Your Peninsular Charging Stations"

  • August 2018
    Wednesday August 15, 7:30pm
  • September 2018
    Wednesday September 19, 7:30pm
  • October 2018
    Wednesday October 17, 7:30pm
  • November 2018
    Wednesday November 21, 7:30pm
  • December 2018 *
    No meeting, see Xmas event...

For meetings in other states, please visit the AEVA Headquarters Website.


Previous Meeting Activities

May 16, 2018 - Minutes coming soon

Guest Speaker: Geoff Lobban
from Design Ecology,
   "The greenhouse and economic benefits of  
     electric vehicles"
(Design Ecology is an AEVA Corporate Member)

Members will have access to the video of Bruce's presentation on the Members' Page - coming soon.

April 18, 2018 - Minutes

Guest Speaker: Bruce Tonkin
"EVs and the Media"

Members have access to the video of Bruce's presentation on the Members' Page.

March 21, 2018 - Minutes

Guest Speaker: Bob Gell - GELCOservices
  (AEVA Corporate Member)
  "The Electric Vehicle Symposium EVS-30

Members have access to the video of Bob's presentation on the Members' Page.

February 21, 2018 - Minutes

Guest Speaker: Mark Ready from 
    TAFESA and Tony Holland (retired TAFESA) 
    "Cruiser class solar car"

Members have access to the video of Mark & Tony's presentation on the Members' Page.

January 17, 2018 - Minutes

 Speaker: Due to Eric's "technical difficulties", our planned topic "EVs and the Media" by Bruce Tonkin has been postponed to the March meeting.
We watched a FullyCharged video
"Barriers to EV Adoption" which was very good.

November 22, 2017 - Minutes

 Speaker: Led by our Chairman: Paul Koch.
This meeting will centre on the reporting of the activities is Tasmania at the AGM, EV Display and Cradle Mountain Charge.

October 16, 2017 - Minutes
Report from David Cann about his journey in "Tessie" a TESLA Model S over much of Australia: Darwin to Sydney via Adelaide.

Members have access to the video of David's presentation on the Members' Page.
At this meeting we had 44 people attending.
We always ask "How many people came in an electric vehicle/hybrid". We had an amazing number of 24 people - more than half. This a panoramic photo of the hands in the air...

Photo courtesy: Dan Deleur

September 20, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Simon Baldwin - Audi Sport Expert from Solitaire Automotive Group.
  "Audi A3 and Q7 e-tron - New models"

August 16, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
  Bob Gell from GELCOservices
 - Using the New Mitsubishi Outlander 
   as a 240V power source !
 - The latest in EV interconnect cables.
 - The latest developments in EV charging
   around SA.

July 19, 2017 - Minutes

1) No Guest Speaker was organised for this meeting to allow for Members Conversion reports and Videos missed from the last meeting.

2) The SA Branch AGM was held at this meeting. - AGM Minutes

June 21, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Christian Reynolds
Managing Director - ZF Lemforder Australia Pty. Ltd - "What Next in Mobility?"

Members have access to the video of Christian's presentation on the Members' Page.

May 17, 2017 - Minutes

Subject: TESLA Model X
Brock Frady from North Carolina
(in conjunction with MikesCarInfo)
showed us over the Model X in fine
detail, via a video.


April 19, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Edward Booth
 - AEVA (SA) Vice Chairman
"Home Conversions - an update..."

March 15, 2017 - Minutes

Eric Rodda - AEVA (SA) Secretary
"EV Info on the Net".

Download the updated document here

February 15, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speaker:
Dr Stuart Wildy
Director of Flinders Automotive Solar Team, Flinders University.
"World Solar Challenge project"

Members have access to the video of Stuart's presentation on the Members' Page.

January 18, 2017 - Minutes

Guest Speakers   
 Eric Rodda - AEVA(SA) Secretary
 "When is a charger not a charger?"

Bob Gell
- GELCOservices
 "Electric-Highway on the Fleurieu - Update"   

Members will have access to the video of Eric's presentation on the Members' Page.

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