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Electric Vehicles

Logan, North Lakes now on electric car super highway
3 days ago

Logan, North Lakes now on electric car super highway

Boosting up at IKEA.

Two more gaps have been filled in the state’s electric super highway with fast-charging stations for powering up electric vehicles at Logan and North Lakes opening.


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Petrol and diesel cars waste ‘hundreds of times’ more raw materials than electric vehicles over a lifetime, claims report by green campaigners
3 days ago

Petrol and diesel cars waste ‘hundreds of times’ more raw materials than electric vehicles over a lifetime, claims report by green campaigners

Cars with petrol and diesel engines waste hundreds of times more raw materials than an equivalent electric vehicle, according to a new study by a green campaign group.  

Over the …
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Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030
4 days ago

Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030

LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) – Volvo’s entire car line-up will be fully electric by 2030, the Chinese-owned company said on Tuesday, joining a growing number of carmakers planning to phase …
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Electric cars require far less raw material than petrol, diesel cars
4 days ago

Electric cars require far less raw material than petrol, diesel cars

Electric vehicles (EVs) consume just a fraction of the materials needed to produce and drive an internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle, and will use less and less as battery technology …
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Electric car revolution fails to spark for Australia consumers
6 days ago

Electric car revolution fails to spark for Australia consumers

SYDNEY — Australia is bucking the global trend of sharply increased demand for electric vehicles, with lackluster sales of Teslas and other models despite the country’s important role in the …
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Australian motorists keen to charge into electric car market
2 weeks ago

Australian motorists keen to charge into electric car market

A survey of 872 Australians planning to buy a new car found 45 per cent of them would consider buying an electric vehicle.

The survey by online brand comparison site …
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Australia risks being left behind in petrol-fuelled ‘parallel world’ as other countries embrace electric cars
2 weeks ago

Australia risks being left behind in petrol-fuelled ‘parallel world’ as other countries embrace electric cars

Australia risks being left in a “parallel world” with petrol cars as the rest of the world turns to electric vehicles in an effort reduce carbon emissions.

As Ford announced …
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Morrison government miles apart from Canberra on electric vehicle revolution
2 weeks ago

Morrison government miles apart from Canberra on electric vehicle revolution

Last year, Norway became the first country in the world where the sales of electric cars outnumbered those powered by petrol and diesel, accounting for 54 per cent of new car …
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EV boost as Future Fuels Fund opens
3 weeks ago

EV boost as Future Fuels Fund opens

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has opened round one of the $71.9 million Future Fuels Fund to boost electric vehicle uptake by increasing the number of public fast-charging stations.


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First “future fuel” funds to offer $16.5m to remove fast charger “black spots”
3 weeks ago

First “future fuel” funds to offer $16.5m to remove fast charger “black spots”

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced that the first grants under a new Future Fuels Fund are now open for applications, offering $16.5 million in funding round to support …
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