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‘People are going to struggle’: Tony takes aim at fuel taxes
1 year ago

‘People are going to struggle’: Tony takes aim at fuel taxes

RISING social media trucking personality Tony Fulton vented his frustration at Australia’s high fuel prices in his latest video.

Tony, who runs the Tones Truckin’ Stories Facebook page that often …
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Everything You Need to Know About Unleaded Petrol
1 year ago

Everything You Need to Know About Unleaded Petrol

Like a dormant volcano, the immense energy in unleaded petrol waits to bubble to the surface.

From barrels of crude oil through local refineries that do just that, …
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Landmark study no surprise
1 year ago

Landmark study no surprise

YET another new study supports what we’ve been saying for years.

A landmark 12-year study conducted by Monash University recently made the news.

It was undertaken in partnership with the …
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Viva Energy acquires stake in Westside Petroleum
1 year ago

Viva Energy acquires stake in Westside Petroleum

Petrol and diesel distributor, Viva Energy, completed the purchase of a non-controlling stake in Westside Petroleum it announced last week.

In May of this year, the company entered into an …
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Diesel tanker fire shuts major road amid fears of explosion
1 year ago

Diesel tanker fire shuts major road amid fears of explosion

Fire crews have managed to contain a blaze that took hold of a diesel tanker south-west of Sydney.

The truck was carrying 32,000 litres of diesel when it …
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‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions
2 years ago

‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions

Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have held protests around the country to demand better safety standards and working conditions.

It comes after Safe Work Australia statistics released last …
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NZ: EV buses set to surge, study shows
2 years ago

NZ: EV buses set to surge, study shows

Electric buses are set to lead the EV revolution according to research organisation Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Global sales of e-buses will rise to 84% compared to 28% of cars …
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BP invests $20m in ultra-fast electric vehicle batteries
2 years ago

BP invests $20m in ultra-fast electric vehicle batteries

Oil giant BP has announced that it will invest $20m (£14.8m) in Storedot, a company which is in the process of developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) that will take the same …
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Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020
2 years ago

Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020

Australia needs to bite the bullet on road-user charging in the next few years before the disruptive influence of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient cars blows a hole in government …
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ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045
2 years ago

ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

The Australian Capital Territory has accelerated its zero emissions target, even as the federal government that gathers within its boundaries of the nation’s capital seems intent on putting a go-slow …
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