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Category: Smart Transport

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Tesla Model X set to arrive in Australia 2016, as orders open

Tesla Model X set to arrive in Australia 2016, as orders open

Australian drivers can now order a Telsa Model X, with the long-awaited all-electric SUV with ‘falcon-wing’ doors due to arrive on Australian roads in 2016.

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Queensland plans solar fast-charging stations for electric vehicle 'super highway'

Queensland plans solar fast-charging stations for electric vehicle ‘super highway’

Qld govt calls for EOI to build a solar electric vehicle fast-charge service station near Townsville, as first in possible 1600km electric ‘super highway’.

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Slow electric vehicle uptake costing Australian economy millions

Slow electric vehicle uptake costing Australian economy millions

Utilities warn Australia’s ‘do nothing’ approach to electric vehicles could cost economy more than $350m over 20 years.

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Australian Tesla Model S driver taps wind energy on Queensland road trip

Australian Tesla Model S driver taps wind energy on Queensland road trip

Australian Tesla Model S driver has recharged at a wind farm in northern Queensland as part of road trip showcasing electric vehicles and renewable energy.

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London looks to boost EV uptake with strong new incentives

London looks to boost EV uptake with strong new incentives

London Mayor Boris Johnson unveils plans to boost the uptake of EVs and other ultra-low emissions vehicles in the city, including big incentives for taxi drivers.

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How EV chargers and energy storage can make good grid partners

How EV chargers and energy storage can make good grid partners

ChargePoint and Green Charge link batteries and public EV chargers to limit demand charges and make loads more flexible.

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Does Apple have an electric vehicle in the works?

Does Apple have an electric vehicle in the works?

Apple’s appointment of another auto industry veteran is being interpreted by some as further evidence the tech giant has an electric vehicle in the works.

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WA 'electric highway' links Perth to south-west via network of 12 EV fast chargers

WA ‘electric highway’ links Perth to south-west via network of 12 EV fast chargers

A 310km network of EV fast chargers installed between Perth and Augusta in south-western WA is being billed as the nation’s first ‘electric highway’.

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Tesla Model S gets 'ludicrous', with new speed, range upgrades

Tesla Model S gets ‘ludicrous’, with new speed, range upgrades

US EV maker launches series of upgrades to low- and high-end Model S range, including option for ‘ludicrous mode’, taking cars from 0-100km in 2.8 seconds.

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Flights of Fancy, and why solar will fly

Flights of Fancy, and why solar will fly

Humans are by their very nature explorers. For some, the greatest motivation is simply being told ‘it can’t be done’.

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Schwarzenegger invests in battery storage, micro-grid startup

Schwarzenegger invests in battery storage, micro-grid startup

Former California governor and “Terminator” actor Arnold Schwarzenegger among investors in battery storage company Advanced Microgrid Solutions.