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Category: Smart Transport

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Graph of the Day: EV count doubles to 400,000 worldwide

Graph of the Day: EV count doubles to 400,000 worldwide

New data shows global EV numbers climbed to just over 400,000 in early 2014, and has doubled in each of last two years.

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Solar plane size of 747 to make first fuel-free round world trip

Solar plane size of 747 to make first fuel-free round world trip

New version unveiled of Solar Impulse, the 747-sized solar plane to make the first round-the-world fuel-free flight.

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The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

A great graph on the carbon intensity of travel – from flights to bicycles. And 5 tips on making transport more sustainable.

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Are air conditioners chilling the benefits of electric vehicles?

Are air conditioners chilling the benefits of electric vehicles?

EV’s “dirty little secret” in the form of car air conditioning is not so dirty, and not so secret.

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Why Norway has embraced Tesla and other EVs

Why Norway has embraced Tesla and other EVs

Tesla set a new monthly record for any individual car model in Norway last month.

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AGL unveils 'next generation' transport fuel plans

AGL unveils ‘next generation’ transport fuel plans

AGL reveals plans to roll out network of ‘next generation’ Compressed Natural Gas refuelling stations across Australian east coast.

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Enfield 8000: The curious tale of SA's oldest running EV

Enfield 8000: The curious tale of SA’s oldest running EV

40 years after being built in the UK, a 1974 Enfield Electric is still cruising SA roads. Here’s a look back at its fascinating history.

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The future of transportation - how we will move in 2050

The future of transportation – how we will move in 2050

What will transportation be like in 2050? Will we be stuck in one giant traffic jam, flying to appointments in personal airborne delivery systems, teleporting ourselves and our stuff around? Or not going anywhere at all?

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Australia urged to have renewable high speed rail line by 2030

Australia urged to have renewable high speed rail line by 2030

Report finds profitable 100% renewable high speed rail service linking Australia’s east-coast states could be built in under 10 years.

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Top 7 reasons for considering an electric vehicle today

Top 7 reasons for considering an electric vehicle today

Why are car buyers getting more enthused about their electric vehicles? Here’s seven reasons why.

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When will electric vehicles provide grid storage?

When will electric vehicles provide grid storage?

When and how will we be able to use EVs to store energy from our solar PV system and provide mobility and power our homes?