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Category: Smart Transport

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How LG Chem may supplant Panasonic as leading provider of EV batteries

How LG Chem may supplant Panasonic as leading provider of EV batteries

Panasonic is pretty clearly the current leader of the battery market, but as the market continues to grow, the dynamics could change swiftly.

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Load shifting with electric vehicles is a great match to wind in many areas

Load shifting with electric vehicles is a great match to wind in many areas

As EV battery prices drop, they offer the opportunity to soak up nighttime peaks, allowing larger capacity of night-peaking renewables to be deployed

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Are self-driving vehicles good for the environment?

Are self-driving vehicles good for the environment?

Autonomous transportation has lots of advantages. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions could be one of them.

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Elon Musk’s Brave New World: it worked for Henry Ford, why not Tesla?

Elon Musk’s Brave New World: it worked for Henry Ford, why not Tesla?

Can Tesla revolutionize the world by making an affordable electric car for the masses, much the way Henry Ford did with the Model T in 1908?

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News Corp plugs electric vehicles for staff, rooftop solar

News Corp plugs electric vehicles for staff, rooftop solar

News Corp Australia staff are being offered heavily discounted deals on electric vehicles and rooftop solar, via Mitsubishi and Origin Energy. This is not satire.

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Five things you didn't know about the electric vehicle market

Five things you didn’t know about the electric vehicle market

Morgan Stanley lists electric vehicles as one of 7 key market and technology options well positioned to mitigate or adapt to climate change. Here’s why.

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A sincere accounting of the costs & benefits of electric vehicles: part 4

A sincere accounting of the costs & benefits of electric vehicles: part 4

US EV road-tripper compares the costs and benefits of buying an electric car, versus a conventional hybrid, or a relatively efficient petrol fueled car.

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Even Abbott's weak emissions target will be hard work to meet

Even Abbott’s weak emissions target will be hard work to meet

Regardless of who is in government, we are in for some big changes as we begin to respond to climate change. Here’s a look at what some of them might be.

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More efficient cars will help meet our 2030 climate target, and save money

More efficient cars will help meet our 2030 climate target, and save money

Vehicle efficiency by 50% would cut emissions by 9 million tonnes/year after 10 years, as well as save us money, and reduce our reliance on imported oil.

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Four easy ways to grow renewable energy in Victoria

Four easy ways to grow renewable energy in Victoria

With the Abbott government sabotaging Australia’s clean energy future, states like Victoria must step up and lead on renewables. Here’s how.

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A sincere accounting of the costs & benefits of electric vehicles

A sincere accounting of the costs & benefits of electric vehicles

Weighing the costs and benefits when considering whether or not to buy an electric car, a conventional hybrid, or a relatively efficient gasoline-powered car.