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Macquarie, CEFC $100m kickstart dull electric car sales
3 years ago

Macquarie, CEFC $100m kickstart dull electric car sales

Macquarie Group’s leasing arm and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation will offer $100 million in cheap finance to kickstart puny sales of electric vehicles such as Tesla and Nissan Leaf in Australia.

The program will offer …
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Clean energy funding boosts electric vehicle conversions
3 years ago

Clean energy funding boosts electric vehicle conversions

Clean energy funding will enable the conversion of commercial trucks and vans to electric vehicles in Australia.

Victorian manufacturer SEA Electric will use the $5 million grant to boost its …
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Electric Vehicle Council supports QLD electric super highway
3 years ago

Electric Vehicle Council supports QLD electric super highway

In the same year the federal government announced a new body to drive the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia the QLD government last week announced a ‘super highway’ of …
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EU says no plans for electric cars quotas, amidst German call
3 years ago

EU says no plans for electric cars quotas, amidst German call

The European Union has said it had no plans to introduce quotas for electric cars for an automobile sector seeking to recover from the Volkswagen diesel scandal.

A spokeswoman for …
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Car industry revolution fuels Western Australia’s lithium boom
3 years ago

Car industry revolution fuels Western Australia’s lithium boom

A new generation of electric cars is driving WA’s next mining boom, with the state now producing more than half of the world’s supply of the lithium needed to manufacture …
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Australians buying diesels in record numbers, says ABS
3 years ago

Australians buying diesels in record numbers, says ABS

Consumers buck a global trend in falling diesel sales, shunning LPG instead.

The developed world may be shying away from the internal combustion car – specifically, diesel — but Australian motorists are …
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Australia to build its first superhighway for electric vehicles
3 years ago

Australia to build its first superhighway for electric vehicles

Queensland is building a superhighway offering free charging stations in a bid to boost the use of electric vehicles.

The Queensland Electric Super Highway, the world’s longest in one state, …
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Queensland Government announces EV Super Highway
3 years ago

Queensland Government announces EV Super Highway

By  •  Transport

Environment Minister and Acting Main Roads Minister Steven Miles officially kick-started the EV revolution in the State with the launch of the Queensland Electric Super Highway – the world’s longest …
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OPINION: Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrification
3 years ago

OPINION: Opec and the oil barons face a slow death by electrification

Opec, Russia and Big Oil thought they had half a century to prepare for the end of the internal combustion engine. At best they have a decade before the threat turns …
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Britain To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040
3 years ago

Britain To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

The British government has announced that it will block the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, joining a growing global push to improve environmental standards through the …
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