ACT in talks with ActewAGL to roll out network of electric vehicle charging stations to boost EV uptake and help slash the territory’s emissions.
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After successfully driving from Melbourne to Sydney on one charge, Brighsun’s all-electric bus has clocked a Guinness World Record of 1,018km on one charge.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation puts $50m towards program making it cheaper and easier to adopt low-emissions fleet vehicles in Australia.
Australia’s new chief scientist is a big fan of renewable energy, drives a Nissan Leaf electric car, and supports nuclear. But he also says Australia can “do it” with wind, solar and storage.
This December, the first cars sold in the modern era of electric cars will turn five years old.
ABB unveils automated fast charging system, as part of collaboration with Volvo aimed at boosting electric bus uptake in Europe.
Toyota is hoping to take a leaf from the Tesla playbook, and encourage an ecosystem of fuel cell suppliers and hydrogen fueling stations. But is this just the fossil fuel economy repackaged?
The implications of VW’s emissions fraud worsen by the day. But, it’s not the first. Two big US auto makers hid major defects because they decided it was cheaper to pay compensation to the dead and injured than fix the problem. No wonder big brand names are in danger of losing consumers as new technology makes this possible.
The VW scandal may signal the death of diesel engines in passenger vehicles, and tells us a lot about big business, regulations and their attitude to consumers. The big winner out of all this? Electric vehicles.
The city is adding a total of 288 EVs as part of a broad climate compact with China.