BYD, the Chinese company that is now the world’s biggest maker of electric vehicles, releases first EV in Australia in challenge to domination of Tesla.
Category: Smart Transport
Germany announces big incentives for EVs, bringing down the cost of vehicles like the Renault Twizy. Who wouldn’t buy that? Me.
Cars running on gasoline and diesel will be a rarity in many places within a generation. Carmakers who doubt this may soon find themselves relegated to museums and sightseeing tours.
Tesla’s Elon Musk discusses the future of electric vehicles and battery storage and the need for a carbon tax in wide-ranging discussion in Norway.
Bringing Australia’s vehicle emissions standards in line with 80% of global auto market would knock 10% off national abatement task, says report. Failure to do so risks Australia becoming dumping ground for old, inefficient cars.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was paid just $US37,584 in 2014-15 – an amount that reflects the requirements of California’s minimum wage. Meanwhile, his 26.5% share in the company is currently worth $US9.5bn.
New housing development in Fremantle will offer rooftop solar, battery storage, electric vehicles and peer-to-peer trading to its residents. Welcome to the “citizen utility”.