Image

Electric Vehicles

Global petrol car sales may already have passed their peak as consumers eye EVs
3 days ago

Global petrol car sales may already have passed their peak as consumers eye EVs

Latest forecasts from market analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has predicted that electric vehicles will dominate the passenger vehicle market by 2040.

The Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 published by …
Read More

Don’t forget about the other type of EV – Hydrogen power
3 weeks ago

Don’t forget about the other type of EV – Hydrogen power

With discussion on the future of Australia’s transport fleet growing day by day, it’s time to bring the other electric vehicle to the forefront of this important conversation. Hydrogen is the …
Read More

‘Very close’: cost of some electric cars to match petrol ones by 2020
3 weeks ago

‘Very close’: cost of some electric cars to match petrol ones by 2020

The total cost of owning an electric vehicle will match some equivalent petrol or diesel-powered cars as soon as next year, according to analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

The …
Read More

Tesla suffers $US700m loss in first quarter
3 weeks ago

Tesla suffers $US700m loss in first quarter

 Tesla posted a $US702.1 million ($1 billion) net loss in the first quarter as sales of its electric cars slumped and demand appeared to be waning.

The company lost $US4.10 per …
Read More

Hydrogen power could finally get regional Australians excited about electric cars
1 month ago

Hydrogen power could finally get regional Australians excited about electric cars

Juergen Zimmermann leaves his Nissan Leaf in the garage when he heads out bush.

The proud owner of one of Darwin’s few electric cars — licence plate “No Fuel” — …
Read More

Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda
1 month ago

Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda

Why are we talking about EVs now?

A more pertinent question might be: why weren’t we talking about them earlier? The treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, tried to start a discussion in …
Read More

Like it or not, Bill Shorten’s electric car target will become a reality
1 month ago

Like it or not, Bill Shorten’s electric car target will become a reality

Prime Minister Scott Morrison may be determined to paint Bill Shorten as the enemy of ute owners over his ambitious electric vehicle target, but the reality is that the global …
Read More

The unmentionable problem with Labor’s electric car plan
1 month ago

The unmentionable problem with Labor’s electric car plan

With the federal election campaign underway in all but name, the stars have been aligning for a move to the Lodge by Labor leader Bill Shorten on the back of …
Read More

Govt admits own high electric car goal
2 months ago

Govt admits own high electric car goal

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Labor’s plan to dramatically increase the number of electric cars in Australia means the energy grid needs strengthening.

Dramatically increasing the number of electric cars in …
Read More

Hidden cost of Labor’s electric car push revealed
2 months ago

Hidden cost of Labor’s electric car push revealed

Labor’s plan to dramatically increase the number of electric cars in Australia could blow a $1 billion-a year hole in road funding within a decade — and five times that …
Read More