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States and cities sign up for electric vehicle fleets
4 days ago

States and cities sign up for electric vehicle fleets

Widespread public sector usage of electric vehicles (EVs) has moved a step closer after members of the Climate Action Roundtable signed an agreement to accelerate their implementation in government agencies.


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EUROPE: Shell dedicated to expanding EV charging network
2 weeks ago

EUROPE: Shell dedicated to expanding EV charging network

Drivers will soon be able to recharge their EV at Shell petrol stations in Europe in the time it takes to fill a tank with unleaded.

The world’s second-biggest oil company has …
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Electric vehicle association welcomes government grant
3 weeks ago

Electric vehicle association welcomes government grant

Another step has taken towards an electric-vehicle future in Tasmania, with praise for the state government’s funding for a working group.

The state government announced it would provide $250,000 to support the …
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Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything
3 weeks ago

Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything

Tesla founder and  CEO Elon Musk has become one of the best known people on the planet through his extraordinary ability to make the future look cool. And created enormous …
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Dyson announces plans for electric car
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
4 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
4 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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