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Category: Smart Transport

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Electric cars and demand charges – the storage imperative

Electric cars and demand charges – the storage imperative

Storage is critical to Solar’s value proposition for commercial applications.

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Tesla expands in Australia - and video of Model S thrashing Dodge Hellcat

Tesla expands in Australia – and video of Model S thrashing Dodge Hellcat

Tesla continues expansion into Australia, adds battery upgrade to Roadster 3.0, and a video of the Model S thrashing a Dodge Hellcat.

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BMW, VW, ChargePoint take on Tesla with fast-charging network

BMW, VW, ChargePoint take on Tesla with fast-charging network

BMW partners with ChargePoint and VW to create extensive fast-changing corridors along the most heavily trafficked routes of both the East and West Coasts.

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Solar Impulse plane to circle globe on just solar and storage

Solar Impulse plane to circle globe on just solar and storage

Solar Impulse to circle globe powered by just the sun, and storage. The feat will test the limits of human endurance, with pilots having to fly non-stop for up to five days and nights, but will ram home a message that the technologies for a clean energy system are available now.

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Bolt from the blue: Australia-designed EV rocks Detroit

Bolt from the blue: Australia-designed EV rocks Detroit

Holden’s Port Melbourne design team catches eye with concept EV for GM. But Chevy Bolt unlikely to be sold in Australia anytime soon, if ever.

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Zero electric motorcycles ramping-up production for 2015

Zero electric motorcycles ramping-up production for 2015

Zero have been improving its manufacturing processes over the past few months in anticipation of an expected increase in demand, according to recent report.

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Tesla battery swapping station to open in California

Tesla battery swapping station to open in California

Tesla thinks it can eventually get a battery swap down to less than a minute. The big question is, would Tesla drivers use the service?

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Electric cars a mixed bag for health, climate

Electric cars a mixed bag for health, climate

Driving an electric car could be worse for both the climate and public health if the electricity that runs it was generated at a coal-fired power plant.

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Tesla arrival tells us that the future is electric transport

Tesla arrival tells us that the future is electric transport

Tesla Model S launch highlights electric vehicles are a reality in Australia.

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How and why I married my electric vehicle

How and why I married my electric vehicle

When you the pick the “right” spouse, those compromises are easier and far fewer to make. Which is how I realized that I’d married my Nissan LEAF.

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Test drive: The Tesla Model S and the "insane" button

Test drive: The Tesla Model S and the “insane” button

Test-driving the Tesla Model S on its Australian launch in Sydney. What other car has an “insane” button for driving modes.