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Category: Smart Transport

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UBS: Electric vehicles to reach cost parity with petrol cars by 2018

UBS: Electric vehicles to reach cost parity with petrol cars by 2018

UBS says the total cost of consumer EV ownership can reach parity with combustion engines from 2018.

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Electric vehicles: Big energy join big auto to drive Aus EV uptake

Electric vehicles: Big energy join big auto to drive Aus EV uptake

AGL Energy, Trasngrid among energy majors to join auto companies and others to form Electric Vehicle Council, as pressure mounts for better policy support for EV uptake.

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Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

SolarCity’s co-founder and former CEO Lyndon Rive is leaving the company that he helped start to his cousin Elon Musk.

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Investors “hypnotised” by Tesla’s Musk, who is “anti-selling” Model 3

Investors “hypnotised” by Tesla’s Musk, who is “anti-selling” Model 3

Tesla’s Elon Musk said the company will be offering no test drives or advertising for six to nine months for the Model 3.

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

By 2030, you probably won’t own a car, but you may get a free trip with your morning coffee. Transport-As-A-Service will use electric vehicles and will upend two trillion-dollar industries. It’s the death spiral for cars.

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Nissan targets 550km electric car by 2020

Nissan targets 550km electric car by 2020

Nissan says it has developed a prototype EV that can run 550km while keeping the cargo capacity, external dimension as current LEAF.

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Plans brewing for Australian gigafactory and A-EV manufacture

Plans brewing for Australian gigafactory and A-EV manufacture

New company reveals plans to mass-produce autonomous electric vehicles, and potentially build a battery gigafactory, on Australian soil by 2020.

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S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

Tesla shares fall after a bigger than expected Q1 loss. But revenue was up, and Elon Musk has his mind on other things…

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India to tank petrol cars by 2030, with new EV incentives

India to tank petrol cars by 2030, with new EV incentives

India shifts gear on electric vehicle policy, aims for no petrol or diesel cars to be sold on the subcontinent by 2030.

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Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Musk talks about Tesla semi, more gigafactories, & electric roller skates

Elon Musk talks of upcoming Tesla truck, more Gigafactories, and how cars in future could navigate through subterranean tunnels on electric roller skates.

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Tesla plans to double its electric vehicle charging network

Tesla plans to double its electric vehicle charging network

Tesla is making charging an even greater priority as they prepare for their first mass-market vehicle and continues to increase our Model S and Model X fleet.