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Electric Vehicles

McCormack rejects diesel and petrol ban suggestion by NRMA
2 years ago

McCormack rejects diesel and petrol ban suggestion by NRMA

Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack speaks to the media in Canberra on the eve to the 2019 Budget. The NRMA wants to ban diesel and petrol car sales by 2025. …
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Australians falling out of love with small cars and petrol engines
2 years ago

Australians falling out of love with small cars and petrol engines

The mainstays of the Aussie car market have taken a hit in the last year as car buying intentions cut a path away from the norm.

Both small cars and …
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How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far
2 years ago

How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far

Electric vehicles are taking ever-bigger bites out of global oil demand, but they haven’t yet caught up with the growing size of the pie.

Gasoline and diesel displacement by electric …
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Report urges Government to support electric vehicles
2 years ago

Report urges Government to support electric vehicles

Australia needs to get serious about the uptake of electric vehicles on our roads, according to a report from a Senate Committee.

The committee has made a number …
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Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA
2 years ago

Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA

The nation’s peak motoring body says both major parties must confront the replacement of fuel excise with a road-user charge and start the transition by applying it to the growing fleet of …
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Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds
3 years ago

Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds

Motorists think it’s unfair for electric vehicle owners to use roads without paying fuel excise for their upkeep, leading to calls for a user-pays road tax.

According to …
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What will power the car of the future?
3 years ago

What will power the car of the future?

Short of the likes of Abbott and Trump convincing global leaders that coal is good and climate change is a myth, the era of the electric vehicle (EV) will …
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Australian government invests AU$6m in EV charging network
3 years ago

Australian government invests AU$6m in EV charging network

The Australian government has announced a AU$6 million investment in an “ultra-rapid” electric vehicle (EV) charging network powered by renewable energy across the nation under the Australian Renewable Energy Agency …
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Electric cars place energy debate in the driving seat
3 years ago

Electric cars place energy debate in the driving seat

WE recently bought a new car. By “new”, I mean a 2013-model car that replaced a 2007 model. Still, the leap in technology in six years was significant. A …
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