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Category: Smart Transport

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Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Electric cars might finally be having their moment in Australia, but falling costs alone won’t convert consumer sentiment into actual sales.

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Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta wants to use Holden facilities to build electric vehicles in Australia, underpinned by the 1GW of solar and storage planned for South Australia. Conservatives are horrified.

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Porter Davis partners with Bradford Energy to bring down soaring power prices

Porter Davis partners with Bradford Energy to bring down soaring power prices

Victorian homebuilder Porter Davis has announced a partnership with Australia’s leading solar and battery provider, Bradford Energy, to equip knockdown rebuild homes with the Bradford Solar ChargePack, which includes the innovative Tesla Powerwall 2 home battery.

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Electric aircraft: Coming soon to an airfield near you

Electric aircraft: Coming soon to an airfield near you

Multi-seat, cross-country electric airplanes are still a way off, but a test-flight of the Pipistrel Alpha electro shows real progress is being made.

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Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Energy minister Josh Frydenberg has declared Australia’s electric vehicle revolution to be “nigh.” But can the Coalition back its proselytising with policies? Or will EVs go the way of renewable energy in the party room?

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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.

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Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

As part of a research project into e-mobility and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) charging in Slovakia, a Tritium Veefil-RT 50kW DC fast charger has been installed at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, where it has been officially unveiled on by Mr Robert Fico, Slovakia’s Prime Minister.

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Byron bay's world-first solar train gets ready to trundle

Byron bay’s world-first solar train gets ready to trundle

World-first solar train – running with its own solar and battery storage – to be launched in Byron Bay on Saturday.

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Driving an electric vehicle across the Nullarbor is now routine

Driving an electric vehicle across the Nullarbor is now routine

For those whose cars rarely leave suburbia, but who suffer from range anxiety – Nullarbor crossing in an electric vehicle can be done, has been done, and will continue to be done.

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Charging for Tesla truck could power 3,200 UK homes for 1 hour

Charging for Tesla truck could power 3,200 UK homes for 1 hour

Power needed to recharge one Tesla Semi in 30 minutes would power up to 3,200 typical UK homes for one hour.

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Delta Energy Systems charges EV convoy to top of Cradle Mountain

Delta Energy Systems charges EV convoy to top of Cradle Mountain

This is the first event where electric vehicles demonstrated that the drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain, a popular tourist destination, is entirely possible using standard production EVs currently available in Australia.