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Category: Smart Transport

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Solar sedan and sports coupe in race across Australia – and to commercial market

Solar sedan and sports coupe in race across Australia – and to commercial market

A UNSW-built “solar sedan” is taking on a Brisbane-built solar sports coupe in a race across Australia – and to drive as registered vehicles on Australian roads.

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Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Testing mishap: Solar race car unveiling postponed

Sunswift Violet solar race car experienced a mishap while undergoing race testing at the Sydney Motorsport speedway in Eastern Creek late on Tuesday, postponing the unveiling.

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Modified Nissan LEAF become first all-electric vehicle to complete Mongol Rally

Modified Nissan LEAF become first all-electric vehicle to complete Mongol Rally

Scottish husband and wife team, aka Plug In Adventures, crossed Mongol Rally finish line on Saturday to become first entrants to complete the trans-continental challenge in an all-electric vehicle – a modified 2016 Nissan LEAF dubbed the AT-EV (All-Terrain Electric Vehicle).

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China gears up to ban new fossil fuel powered cars

China gears up to ban new fossil fuel powered cars

Electric cars set to get biggest boost ever, as China flags plans to stop making and selling traditional fuel cars “in the near future.”

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South Australia launches tender for hydrogen plant, buses

South Australia launches tender for hydrogen plant, buses

SA govt seeks proposals to build hydrogen production facility and refuelling station, and supply at least six hydrogen cell buses.

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CEFC backs leasing model to boost Australia's EV uptake

CEFC backs leasing model to boost Australia’s EV uptake

Clean Energy Finance Corp backs Macquarie Leasing program offering discounted finance for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other low-carbon investments, including rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Nissan takes on Tesla with new LEAF, in new era for electric vehicles

Nissan takes on Tesla with new LEAF, in new era for electric vehicles

Nissan’s “completely reinvented” LEAF, with more than double the range for under $US30,000, puts it toe to toe with Tesla Model 3.

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ACT trials electric buses on public transport route

ACT trials electric buses on public transport route

Canberra’s public transport bus fleet will trial two pure electric buses and one electric-diesel hybrid, as it transitions away from ageing diesel fleet.

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Oops: Rick Perry may have stumbled upon solution to going 100% renewable

Oops: Rick Perry may have stumbled upon solution to going 100% renewable

Buried in his grid study is how electric cars and smart control systems will enable deep penetration of solar and wind energy

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Misleading headlines about electric car charging while boiling the kettle

Misleading headlines about electric car charging while boiling the kettle

Since UK announced plans to ban petrol and diesel sales from 2040, the shift to electric cars has attracted a lot of negative media coverage.

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New Nissan LEAF electric vehicle to be unveiled early September

New Nissan LEAF electric vehicle to be unveiled early September

Nissan says its next-gen model LEAF – still the world’s most sold all-electric vehicle – will be unveiled September 9.