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Category: Smart Transport

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Tesla taxis rolled out at Amsterdam Airport, to go with electric buses

Tesla taxis rolled out at Amsterdam Airport, to go with electric buses

Amsterdam’s main Schiphol airport has enlisted the aid of 167 Tesla Model S taxi cabs as part of its bid to be among the greenest in the world.

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Qld-made EV fast charging technology wins EU supply deal

Qld-made EV fast charging technology wins EU supply deal

Brisbane-based Tritium signs deal to supply its world-leading Veefil fast charge technology to EV networks across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Electric vehicles: Saviour of utilities, or destroyer?

Electric vehicles: Saviour of utilities, or destroyer?

For utilities, electric vehicle uptake could boost electricity demand and balance a changing grid. On the flip-side, it could help drive households off grid.

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Electric vehicles - why they keep blowing my mind

Electric vehicles – why they keep blowing my mind

So what’s it like riding an electric motorcycle that does 0-100 in 3.3 seconds, in the rain? Fascinating, scary and, ultimately, a total pleasure.

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Three energy game changers: Achieving oil-free mobility

Three energy game changers: Achieving oil-free mobility

revitalizing China’s innovation engine presents unique opportunities to accelerate the world’s next industrial revolution—especially in energy.

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New housing in California to be “EV capable”

New housing in California to be “EV capable”

Latest EV friendly bill in Cali set to require that all recently constructed parking lots or housing must be ready for electric charging infrastructure.

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Are EVs cheaper to buy and run than petrol cars, yet?

Are EVs cheaper to buy and run than petrol cars, yet?

Are EVs finally cheaper to buy than the traditional petrol car? Analysis shows they are, particularly with solar.

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Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

$100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.

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Why Big Oil will need renewables to save its business

Why Big Oil will need renewables to save its business

Major new report says Big Oil’s business model is waning, and world’s oil majors should start directing much more capital to renewable projects, so they can be the ‘energy majors’ of the future, rather than ending up as the oil majors of the past.

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Tesla gigafactory to run on renewables, may produce 20% more than it needs

Tesla gigafactory to run on renewables, may produce 20% more than it needs

Elon Musk has also promised to power the Gigafactory using only its own, green energy sources. Can it be done, and if so, how?

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Lismore adds solar-powered EV to 100% renewables plan

Lismore adds solar-powered EV to 100% renewables plan

NSW city of Lismore to unveil solar powered EV as part of its plan to be 100 per cent renewable energy self-sufficient by 2023.