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Electric Vehicles

Where to from here for EV’s in Australia?
2 days ago

Where to from here for EV’s in Australia?

QUICK FACTS ABOUT EVs IN AUSTRALIA

  • Sales of EV’s in Australia tripled during 2019, increasing from 2,216 in 2018 to 6,718 in 2019 (Source: https://www.caradvice.com.au/824591/sales-of-electric-cars-triple-in-2019/).
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Japan set to ban sales of new petrol cars in mid-2030s: reports
2 days ago

Japan set to ban sales of new petrol cars in mid-2030s: reports

Japan wants to ban sales of new petrol cars in around 15 years’ time as part of efforts to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, reports said Thursday.

The new policy …
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Queensland to trial five fuel cell cars powered by local green hydrogen
2 days ago

Queensland to trial five fuel cell cars powered by local green hydrogen

The Queensland state government will trial five hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) powered by “home-grown” hydrogen to help underpin development of a local hydrogen industry, it announced today.

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Ampol opens third electric car ultra-rapid charger at petrol station
3 days ago

Ampol opens third electric car ultra-rapid charger at petrol station

uel giant Ampol opened its third electric car ultra-fast charger at a service station forecourt on Friday at Seven Hills in Sydney.

Part of a pilot being rolled out in …
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Victoria petrol and diesel cars to get ICE-y reception in EV parking spots
5 days ago

Victoria petrol and diesel cars to get ICE-y reception in EV parking spots

Victorian drivers of pure combustion and non-pluggable hybrid vehicles will get an “ICE-y” reception if they park in designated electric car parking spots under new rules that come into effect …
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‘Why did it take nine hours to go 130 miles in our new electric Porsche?’
1 week ago

‘Why did it take nine hours to go 130 miles in our new electric Porsche?’

A couple from Kent have described how it took them more than nine hours to drive 130 miles home from Bournemouth as they struggled to find a working charger capable …
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Electric Vehicles ARE A Silver Bullet For Zero Emissions – Don’t Believe The Fossil Fuel Hype
1 week ago

Electric Vehicles ARE A Silver Bullet For Zero Emissions – Don’t Believe The Fossil Fuel Hype

In the last few days, a report has been hitting the headlines in the UK about the carbon footprint of producing EVs. The main story is that (mostly due to …
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Battery-electric trucks will win race against fuel cells and e-fuels – researcher
1 week ago

Battery-electric trucks will win race against fuel cells and e-fuels – researcher

Battery-electric trucks are set to take over heavy duty road freight because they are much cheaper to run than other low-emission technologies, says green vehicle expert Auke Hoekstra, a researcher …
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EV sales predicted to surpass petrol in 2021
1 week ago

EV sales predicted to surpass petrol in 2021

If the current trends in car sales continue, the sale of electric vehicles (EVs) could overtake petrol and diesel sales by this time next year, according to research conducted by Mercury …
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UK:  Road pricing could offset loss of fuel duty from electric cars
3 weeks ago

UK: Road pricing could offset loss of fuel duty from electric cars

The government is exploring options for dealing with a £40bn black hole in the public finances, which would result from a proposed ban on the sale of new petrol and …
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