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Category: Smart Transport

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ACT eyes electric vehicle target, after 'nation-leading' renewables success

ACT eyes electric vehicle target, after ‘nation-leading’ renewables success

Report recommends ACT electric vehicle target to “clearly guide” market, and incentives for EV uptake, in next-round climate policy.

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Private car ownership is ridiculously wasteful

Private car ownership is ridiculously wasteful

Here’s a question: how big is the entire power plant fleet in your country compared to the fleet of vehicles?

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Nissan to join Formula E Electric Racing from 2018-19 season

Nissan to join Formula E Electric Racing from 2018-19 season

Nissan will become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E racing championship starting in 2018.

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Battery swapping will drive India’s electric car revolution

Battery swapping will drive India’s electric car revolution

The global electric vehicle revolution will be bottom up, and developing countries like India will lead it.

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Electric vehicle uptake will drain fuel tax revenue, report warns

Electric vehicle uptake will drain fuel tax revenue, report warns

Productivity Commission warns Australia’s inevitable shift from petrol fuelled cars to EVs will take a huge chunk out of the federal government budget.

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Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

With China, India, Norway, UK, France and California planning to ban manufacture and sales of new internal combustion engine cars, and EVs on the rise, will a solar roof become popular add-on option for plug in EV’s?

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Solar electric cars are the future – and "that future is now"

Solar electric cars are the future – and “that future is now”

In the wake of this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the global race to bring solar PV integrated EVs to market is hotting up. And Australia is a key contender.

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Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris to limit the number of cars powered by internal combustion engines on its streets and eventually move beyond polluting cars.

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How to fix Australia's embarrassing failure in electric vehicles

How to fix Australia’s embarrassing failure in electric vehicles

TAI report shows 64% of all party supporters in favour of policies to increase EV uptake – so what aren’t governments doing?

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Dutch team Nuon Solar wins Australia solar car race

Dutch team Nuon Solar wins Australia solar car race

The famous World Solar Challenge was won for the seventh time by the Netherlands’ Nuon Solar team.

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World Solar Challenge is an adventure in engineering and endurance

World Solar Challenge is an adventure in engineering and endurance

The World Solar Challenge begins this weekend when more than 40 solar cars brave the Australian Outback on a 3000-kilometre journey from Darwin to Adelaide.