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‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions
4 days ago

‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions

Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have held protests around the country to demand better safety standards and working conditions.

It comes after Safe Work Australia statistics released last …
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NZ: EV buses set to surge, study shows
2 months ago

NZ: EV buses set to surge, study shows

Electric buses are set to lead the EV revolution according to research organisation Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Global sales of e-buses will rise to 84% compared to 28% of cars …
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BP invests $20m in ultra-fast electric vehicle batteries
2 months ago

BP invests $20m in ultra-fast electric vehicle batteries

Oil giant BP has announced that it will invest $20m (£14.8m) in Storedot, a company which is in the process of developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) that will take the same …
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Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020
2 months ago

Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020

Australia needs to bite the bullet on road-user charging in the next few years before the disruptive influence of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient cars blows a hole in government …
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ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045
2 months ago

ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

The Australian Capital Territory has accelerated its zero emissions target, even as the federal government that gathers within its boundaries of the nation’s capital seems intent on putting a go-slow …
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Frydenberg orders fuel security review
2 months ago

Frydenberg orders fuel security review

Reserves little changed in four years as energy minister says there is no room for complacency.

After years of concern and worrying reports on the stat of the nation’s fuel …
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Low fuel reserves: Australia’s 43 days before ‘real trouble’
3 months ago

Low fuel reserves: Australia’s 43 days before ‘real trouble’

AUSTRALIA is in “real trouble” of running out of fuel by the end of next month in the wake of the Syria strikes, according to experts.

The International Energy Agency …
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Charging ahead in the Sunshine State
3 months ago

Charging ahead in the Sunshine State

Electric vehicles (EV’s) offer a range of social, economic and environmental benefits but one of the key barriers to electric vehicle (EV) uptake has been a lack of public charging …
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Greens call for ban on sale of petrol, diesel cars by 2030
4 months ago

Greens call for ban on sale of petrol, diesel cars by 2030

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars would be banned from 2030, under a proposal by the Greens to get more electric cars on the roads.

Several European …
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Driving Australians to embrace electric vehicles
5 months ago

Driving Australians to embrace electric vehicles

A new public participation program by Evenergi has the potential to increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on Australia’s roads and boost the amount of solar and storage units …
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