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Tesla’s quiet talks with this company could disrupt petrol stations
3 years ago

Tesla’s quiet talks with this company could disrupt petrol stations

by Brian Fung

One of the biggest problems for electric cars is encouraging adoption among drivers who may be skeptical about refuelling.

What if you run out of battery and …
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Germany wants to mandate emissions-free by 2030
4 years ago

Germany wants to mandate emissions-free by 2030

Germany’s Deputy Economy Minister, Rainer Baake recently spoke at an investment forum and outlined the countries path to reduction of carbon dioxide. With transport making up a significant part …
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Newstead: the town with no fuel
4 years ago

Newstead: the town with no fuel

Joseph Hinchliffe

They have “a few moans” about the town but Michael and Colin are pretty happy with where Newstead is heading – with one very notable exception.

“We’ve got a good …
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Norway to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2025
4 years ago

Norway to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2025

Elon Musk amped over Norge’s proposed plans to kill the internal combustion engine

If the Norwegian government gets its way, all petrol, diesel and even hybrid new cars will be …
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Greens want higher taxes on luxury cars to fund electric vehicle charge stations in WA
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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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