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Tesla’s Ballarat Supercharger station, the first connection from Melbourne to Adelaide, was officially opened today

Tesla’s Ballarat Supercharger station, the first connection from Melbourne to Adelaide, was officially opened today

Tesla’s Ballarat Supercharger station, the first connection from Melbourne to Adelaide, was officially opened today with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at Wendouree. The Tesla Supercharger is substantially more powerful than any existing charging technology, providing up to 120 kilowatts of power and 270 km of range in 30 minutes.

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US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales jumped approximately 68% in February 2017 versus February 2016.

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The end of electric vehicle range anxiety

The end of electric vehicle range anxiety

Drivers, power utilities and socially-conscious businesses are making it easier to own an electric car.

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NAB taps offshore green bond market for 1.1GW of solar, wind

NAB taps offshore green bond market for 1.1GW of solar, wind

National Australia Bank extends renewables investment reach to EU, US and UK markets, with €500 million offshore green bond.

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Car sharing plan launched for Tesla and other EVs

Car sharing plan launched for Tesla and other EVs

EV rental company launches sharing plan where owners of Tesla and other EVs can help pay off their investments or simply share the love of EV driving.

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Graph of the Day: Electric cars are coming

Graph of the Day: Electric cars are coming

Bloomberg chart shows tide turning on the uptake of electric cars, as more EV models fall to around $US20,000 mark.

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Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

US EV and battery maker says mass-market Model 3 electric sedan on schedule to begin production in July.

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CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says no technical barriers to 100% renewables, and levels of up to 30% should be considered “trivial” as other energy experts reject conservative attachment to “baseload” fossil fuels.

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China's BYD to build 40 new electric buses in Australia

China’s BYD to build 40 new electric buses in Australia

World’s biggest EV maker, BYD, to build 40 new Electric Blu buses in Australia in joint venture with local manufacturer Carbridge.

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How to ensure self-driving vehicles don’t ruin everything

How to ensure self-driving vehicles don’t ruin everything

Seven principles that will help maximise the benefits of self-driving vehicles, and minimise potential negative consequences.

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Tesla drops ‘Motors’ from name in bid for clean energy supremacy

Tesla drops ‘Motors’ from name in bid for clean energy supremacy

Elon Musk is now at sweet spot of 3 big trillion-dollar energy ‘tsunamis’ that team Trump hopes to stop.