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Dyson announces plans for electric car
3 weeks ago

Dyson announces plans for electric car

British vacuum company Dyson is to branch out into electric cars.

The firm’s chief executive Sir James Dyson told employees in an email that a team had secretly been working …
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New Zealand’s fuel shortage hits more flights and petrol stations
4 weeks ago

New Zealand’s fuel shortage hits more flights and petrol stations

Wellington: New Zealand’s jet fuel shortage forced dozens flights to be cancelled on Tuesday, with concerns the fuel crisis may not be solved before Saturday’s national election.

The fuel shortage, caused …
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TAS: Electric vehicle charging station proposal
1 month ago

TAS: Electric vehicle charging station proposal

A group of Tasmanian electric vehicle enthusiasts have raised $500,000 to build fast-charging stations on roads across the state.

Members of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association …
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Macquarie, CEFC $100m kickstart dull electric car sales
1 month ago

Macquarie, CEFC $100m kickstart dull electric car sales

Macquarie Group’s leasing arm and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation will offer $100 million in cheap finance to kickstart puny sales of electric vehicles such as Tesla and Nissan Leaf in Australia.

The program will offer …
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Clean energy funding boosts electric vehicle conversions
2 months ago

Clean energy funding boosts electric vehicle conversions

Clean energy funding will enable the conversion of commercial trucks and vans to electric vehicles in Australia.

Victorian manufacturer SEA Electric will use the $5 million grant to boost its …
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Electric Vehicle Council supports QLD electric super highway
2 months ago

Electric Vehicle Council supports QLD electric super highway

In the same year the federal government announced a new body to drive the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia the QLD government last week announced a ‘super highway’ of …
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Car industry revolution fuels Western Australia’s lithium boom
3 months ago

Car industry revolution fuels Western Australia’s lithium boom

A new generation of electric cars is driving WA’s next mining boom, with the state now producing more than half of the world’s supply of the lithium needed to manufacture …
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Australians buying diesels in record numbers, says ABS
3 months ago

Australians buying diesels in record numbers, says ABS

Consumers buck a global trend in falling diesel sales, shunning LPG instead.

The developed world may be shying away from the internal combustion car – specifically, diesel — but Australian motorists are …
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Australia to build its first superhighway for electric vehicles
3 months ago

Australia to build its first superhighway for electric vehicles

Queensland is building a superhighway offering free charging stations in a bid to boost the use of electric vehicles.

The Queensland Electric Super Highway, the world’s longest in one state, …
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Queensland Government announces EV Super Highway
3 months ago

Queensland Government announces EV Super Highway

By  •  Transport

Environment Minister and Acting Main Roads Minister Steven Miles officially kick-started the EV revolution in the State with the launch of the Queensland Electric Super Highway – the world’s longest …
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