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Electric Vehicles

Opinion: The staggering cost savings from driving an electric vehicle
2 days ago

Opinion: The staggering cost savings from driving an electric vehicle

I have a smile on my face because I just renewed my rego for my Tesla Model 3 in my home state of Queensland. I used to drive a Hyundai …
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Drivers are challenging Victoria’s electric vehicle tax, arguing it may be unconstitutional
2 days ago

Drivers are challenging Victoria’s electric vehicle tax, arguing it may be unconstitutional

Two electric car drivers have launched a High Court challenge to Victoria’s tax on electric vehicles, arguing the state’s levy is unconstitutional.

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Russia: Toll-Free Status to Electric Cars From 2022
3 days ago

Russia: Toll-Free Status to Electric Cars From 2022

Russian electric car drivers will be able to access toll roads at no cost starting from 2022 in a new trial experiment, the RBC news website reported Monday, citing a recently published draft government …
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Spearwood Library’s electric car charger to become free of charge
3 days ago

Spearwood Library’s electric car charger to become free of charge

One of the area’s most expensive charging points for electric vehicles will soon be free to use – for at least the next 12 months.

The …
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Hanson-Young in drivers seat on Electric Vehicles
3 days ago

Hanson-Young in drivers seat on Electric Vehicles

The Australian Greens MPs

Greens Senator for South Australia Sarah Hanson-Young will drive a plan to manufacture electric vehicles in her home state and encourage a national incentive scheme to …
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Opinion: The next best electric car battery is here, cheaper than ever
3 days ago

Opinion: The next best electric car battery is here, cheaper than ever

New power packs made from less expensive raw materials could help make the EV market more accessible, but they’ll need a whole new supply chain of their own.

There’s no …
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Electric vehicle sales surge in 2021
3 days ago

Electric vehicle sales surge in 2021

Electric Vehicle (EV) sales have surged, with growth in all three top auto markets: China, the US, and Europe. Sales increased by 160% in the first half of 2021 from …
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Australia was late on renewable energy and is now making same mistakes with electric vehicles, analysts say
4 days ago

Australia was late on renewable energy and is now making same mistakes with electric vehicles, analysts say

National energy audit challenges Morrison government claim Australia doing more to combat the climate crisis than other nations.

Major developed countries including the US, Japan, Britain and the European …
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Not coming to a showroom near you: the new electric cars Australia will miss out on
5 days ago

Not coming to a showroom near you: the new electric cars Australia will miss out on

Munich motor show showcases the latest EVs from Europe – but they’re unlikely to make their way here anytime soon.

The Munich motor show is on again and Europe’s …
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China’s booming electric car industry is much bigger than just Nio and Xpeng
5 days ago

China’s booming electric car industry is much bigger than just Nio and Xpeng

The number of new Chinese businesses related to “new energy vehicles” surged by 81,000 this year through mid-August, bringing the total to more than 321,000, Qichacha said in a report.


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