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Greens want higher taxes on luxury cars to fund electric vehicle charge stations in WA
3 years ago

Greens want higher taxes on luxury cars to fund electric vehicle charge stations in WA

Trevor Paddenburg 18/5/16

LUXURY cars will be hit with higher taxes to help pay for dozens more electric vehicle charging stations in WA as part of a Greens Party plan …
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Increasing electric vehicle uptake in NZ
3 years ago

Increasing electric vehicle uptake in NZ

11/5/16

New Zealand Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced an ambitious and wide-ranging package of measures to increase the uptake of electric vehicles.

Launching the package last week, Bridges said …
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Tesla, rivals, software may kill petrol car as soon as 2025
3 years ago

Tesla, rivals, software may kill petrol car as soon as 2025

Giles Parkinson, 05 April 2016

The response to our article on Monday “Tesla Motor’s Elon Musk just killed the petrol car” was as fascinating as it was overwhelming. It is …
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Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car
3 years ago

Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk just killed the petrol car

Giles, Parkinson, 04 April 2016

“Adios gas-powered cars.” That was the reaction of Barclays analyst Brian Johnston over the weekend to news that Tesla Motors had received orders for nearly 200,000 …
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As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions
3 years ago

As Tesla 3 unveiled, Greens warn Sydney to go electric or risk choking on tailpipe emissions

Kirsty Needham, 03 April 2016

Electric car owners should be exempt from paying thousands of dollars in stamp duty and given the right to drive in transit lanes, the NSW …
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Lower oil prices will slow electric cars
3 years ago

Lower oil prices will slow electric cars

Robert Gottliebsen, 04 February 2016

The year 2016 is just over a month old but already some of the big assumptions of 2015 have been put in doubt by the …
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Petrol And Diesel Cars To Be Banned In Five Countries By 2050
4 years ago

Petrol And Diesel Cars To Be Banned In Five Countries By 2050

Kez Casey, 09 December 2015

While Australia doesn’t exactly lead the world in terms of electric vehicle adoption, five countries are leading the charge (pardon the pun) to a full-scale …
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Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars
4 years ago

Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars

Michael Wadsley, 19 November 2015

THE most frequent question asked about electric vehicles is how far they go between charges.

We have a plug-in electric/petrol hybrid so range is not …
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The big switch to electric cars
4 years ago

The big switch to electric cars

Craig Emerson, 10 November 2015

Global pollution targets can’t be met without big use of electric vehicles. But they will need substantial incentives to get to that point.

Spurred in …
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Fasten your seatbelts – Volkswagen could set us all on a new path

Robert Gottliebsen, 08 October 2015

If Alan Kohler is right and the Volkswagen debacle is going to trigger a swing from petrol/diesel cars to electric cars then fasten your safety …
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