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Global petrol car sales may already have passed their peak as consumers eye EVs
4 months 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 …
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Don’t forget about the other type of EV – Hydrogen power
5 months 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 …
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‘Very close’: cost of some electric cars to match petrol ones by 2020
5 months 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 …
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Australia’s poor petrol quality diminishes our potential to reduce emissions
5 months ago

Australia’s poor petrol quality diminishes our potential to reduce emissions

Consumers can keep filling up with low-quality standard grade fuel but Australia’s vehicle fleet won’t benefit from new emissions technologies under the federal government’s secretive decision to allow oil companies …
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Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda
6 months 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 …
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Like it or not, Bill Shorten’s electric car target will become a reality
6 months 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 …
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Shorten’s choice: fuel standards or refineries
6 months ago

Shorten’s choice: fuel standards or refineries

Labor faces a choice between ­failing to implement its proposed new vehicle emissions standards for at least eight years — putting its electric vehicle target in doubt — or threatening …
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The unmentionable problem with Labor’s electric car plan
6 months 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 …
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Govt admits own high electric car goal
6 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 …
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Hidden cost of Labor’s electric car push revealed
6 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 …
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