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Clean energy funding boosts electric vehicle conversions
3 days 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
1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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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OPINION: Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrification
3 weeks ago

OPINION: Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrification

Opec, Russia and Big Oil thought they had half a century to prepare for the end of the internal combustion engine. At best they have a decade before the threat turns …
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Porsche may ditch diesel engines, CEO Oliver Blume says
4 weeks ago

Porsche may ditch diesel engines, CEO Oliver Blume says

Porsche will decide at the end of the decade whether its latest generation of diesel engines will be its last, Chief Executive Oliver Blume said, the first time a German carmaker …
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20,000 litres of fuel spilled in h’way tanker crash
1 month ago

20,000 litres of fuel spilled in h’way tanker crash

FIRE crews from Maryborough, Bundaberg and Childers are still at the scene of a tanker crash south of Bundaberg

Crews are on standby for any potential fires as the vehicle …
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Woman to stand trial over Vic tanker death
1 month ago

Woman to stand trial over Vic tanker death

A Melbourne woman will stand trial for causing a horror smash in which a man was crushed to death by a 57-tonne petrol tanker on a Victorian freeway.

The driver …
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