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Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car
4 years ago

Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car

Giles, Parkinson, 04 April 2016

“Adios gas-powered cars.” That was the reaction of Barclays analyst Brian Johnston over the weekend to news that Tesla Motors had received orders for nearly 200,000 …
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As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions
4 years ago

As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions

Kirsty Needham, 03 April 2016

Electric car owners should be exempt from paying thousands of dollars in stamp duty and given the right to drive in transit lanes, the NSW …
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BIOFUEL MAKER HALTS SHARE TRADING AS OIL PRICE PLUMMETS
4 years ago

BIOFUEL MAKER HALTS SHARE TRADING AS OIL PRICE PLUMMETS

18 January 2016

Australian Renewable Fuels is coming off a difficult year

The nation’s only listed biodiesel producer, Australian Renewable Fuels (ARF), has been granted a stock exchange trading halt …
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EPA says BP is working to reduce emissions from its fuel storage terminal
4 years ago

EPA says BP is working to reduce emissions from its fuel storage terminal

19 December 2015

The New South Wales environmental watchdog says BP Australia is working to significantly reduce emissions from its Newcastle bulk fuel storage terminal.

The Environment Protection Authority …
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Why is the business world suddenly clamouring for a global carbon tax?
4 years ago

Why is the business world suddenly clamouring for a global carbon tax?

Peter Burdon, 11 December 2015

Among the various interests at the Paris climate talks, it is arguably the voice of business that has emerged most clearly. Many business leaders are …
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Petrol And Diesel Cars To Be Banned In Five Countries By 2050
4 years ago

Petrol And Diesel Cars To Be Banned In Five Countries By 2050

Kez Casey, 09 December 2015

While Australia doesn’t exactly lead the world in terms of electric vehicle adoption, five countries are leading the charge (pardon the pun) to a full-scale …
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Servos warn of petrol price hike under ethanol mandate
4 years ago

Servos warn of petrol price hike under ethanol mandate

Chris Calcino, 04 December 2015

DRIVERS have been warned they could face an 8c a litre hike in fuel prices if the NSW Government pushes ahead with a plan to …
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Motoring group worried as ethanol fuel rule gets green light
4 years ago

Motoring group worried as ethanol fuel rule gets green light

03 December 2015

THE RACQ has criticised the State Government’s decision to introduce laws that will require fuel sellers to meet targets for the sale of ethanol-blended fuels.

Both petrol …
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E10 is cheaper, greener but that doesn’t mean drivers like it
4 years ago

E10 is cheaper, greener but that doesn’t mean drivers like it

Teresa Mapstone, 03 December 2015

ETHANOL-blended fuels might be more environmentally friendly than other fuels, and they might be cheaper, but that doesn’t mean everyone is willing to use them.


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Ethanol-blended fuel locked in but not everyone is pumped
4 years ago

Ethanol-blended fuel locked in but not everyone is pumped

Scott Sawyer, 03 December 2015

ONE Coast car enthusiast is not sold on a State Government decision to see ethanol-blended fuel consumption driven upwards.

Ritchie Duce, local photographer and a …
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