Electric Mobility-as-a-Service

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Zilch: Electric Car Sharing

On-demand zero emission cars in Auckland & Christchurch

Ditch ownership, for good

Reduce your impact on the environment, improve air quality in our cities and help to reduce the number of cars on our roads.

Drive a Zilch electric car for work, for commuting, for errands or for travel at a fraction of the cost of ownership.

How Zilch works


Sign up and get verified

We’ll check you’re over 21 with a full license and send out a Zilch card; your key to drive Zilch EVs

Car sharing BMW i3


On-demand or on subscription

Hire a Zilch EV by the hour or Subscribe to a monthly subscription


For work, for play, for life

Go wherever you need to go, the possibilities are endless


Park & lock up

Return your car to the Zilch destination hub, ready for the next driver

Zilch electric cars for hire

Say kia ora to some of our EV family

ZILCH Car Sharing Hyundai IONIQ

Andy the Hyundai IONIQ

ZILCH Car Sharing Hyundai Kona

Penny the Hyundai Kona

Car sharing BMW i3

Fiona the BMW i3

All our cars are named after people who’ve helped us along the way; our team, our supporters and our whanau


$16.00 per hour

Zip across town for a meeting or errands in a Zilch EV. Go your own way, listen to your own tunes, and do your bit to reduce emissions. A non-refundable booking fee applies.

All day

$119 per day

Need a car all day long? Grab a Zilch EV for a mission out of town, to pick up TradeMe scores or when you just need a car for the day. 180km travel included per day. 

Airport Transfers

From $26.00 each way

One-way trips are available between Christchurch Airport and Zilch CBD hubs.  Zilch EVs are located in the Rideshare Zone, a short walk from the terminal.

Car sharing BMW i3

Commuter Subscriptions

From $149 per week

  • Overnight use of a Zilch EV
  • Premium CBD Parking
  • A Zilch EV all weekend long

Zilch for Business

  • Full or partial fleet replacement
  • Cloud-based booking engine
  • H&S reporting
  • Carbon accounting

Zilch Locations

10 self-service hubs: No waiting in line. No paperwork to sign.

Auckland CBD

  • 58 Gaunt Street

Christchurch CBD

  • Art Gallery Car Park
  • The Crossing Car Park
  • West End Car Park

Christchurch Airport

  • On Airport Pick Up

Greater Christchurch

  • Fendalton Library
  • Lyttelton Recreation Centre
  • Papanui Library

Get behind the wheel

Join the electric sharing revolution. It’s free to sign up!