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Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

The world’s biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat.

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What people just don't get about electric vehicles

What people just don’t get about electric vehicles

Germany’s election campaign shows we still have to get our heads around how fundamentally different electric vehicles will be.

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The world is on the brink of an electric car revolution

The world is on the brink of an electric car revolution

France bans sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, underling just how quickly the transition to electric vehicles is likely to happen.

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Australians aren't buying electric cars: Three charts illustrate why

Australians aren’t buying electric cars: Three charts illustrate why

EV Council says most Australians want to buy electric vehicles, but a lack of policy support – and cars – is getting in the way.

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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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Electric car revolution may drive ‘investor death spiral’ for oil industry

Electric car revolution may drive ‘investor death spiral’ for oil industry

The multi-trillion-dollar ‘big crash’ could start as soon as 2023, Bloomberg warns, and ratings agency Fitch agrees it could happen sooner than anyone expected.

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Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt is keeping with its “next-gen” status and matches Tesla with the introduction of over-the-air software update feature.

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Nissan lands world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal

Nissan lands world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal

Madrid is adding 110 new Nissan LEAF EVs to its taxi fleet, and installing electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the capital.

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How California oil industry ganged up to try and kill electric vehicles (again)

How California oil industry ganged up to try and kill electric vehicles (again)

Global brands – including BP, Shell, Exxon and Chevron – and local oil companies spent more than US$22 million on lobbying against EVs in California last year.

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Making electric vehicles easier to buy: the California example

Making electric vehicles easier to buy: the California example

Efforts targeting lower income Californians aim to bring more EV buyers into the market and continue efforts to clean up transportation in the state.

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UNSW students smash electric car world speed record

UNSW students smash electric car world speed record

Students from UNSW’s Sunswift team break the electric car world record for speed over a distance of 500km/h.