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What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

The Kramer experiment – flying through the air on sweet winding roads on our Zeros, and our 100% electric motorbike trip.

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Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla’s Elon Musk says suite of updates to Tesla’s Autopilot system, including an increased reliance on radar technology, a “threefold improvement in safety.”

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In time, all cars will be electric, driverless and running on renewables

In time, all cars will be electric, driverless and running on renewables

Whether EVs will be charged from rooftop panels – as Tesla etc would like it – or from a network of charging stations – as utilities would like it – it is only a matter of time.

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Storage, electric vehicles and the power market linkages

Storage, electric vehicles and the power market linkages

Batteries were the runaway winner last week as the UK published the results of its contest to provide power that can be dispatched quickly.

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If Tesla model 3 delivers, “gas vehicles are history,” auto executives admit

If Tesla model 3 delivers, “gas vehicles are history,” auto executives admit

Auto industry execs must already know that Tesla is set to deliver, and is set to be a cost-competitive with gas cars.

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Tesla explains why EVs selling electricity to grid not as good as it sounds

Tesla explains why EVs selling electricity to grid not as good as it sounds

Tesla says it doesn’t make economic sense for EVs to send electricity back to the grid, but concedes that “dynamic charging” of EVs at times convenient to the grid is coming.

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'Second-life' EV batteries could drive low-cost storage sector

‘Second-life’ EV batteries could drive low-cost storage sector

According to BNEF, used electric vehicle batteries will amount to 29 GWh by 2025.

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Tesla glamping? How to convert your Model S into a 5-star tent

Tesla glamping? How to convert your Model S into a 5-star tent

A subculture of Tesla Model S drivers is discovering the joys, and tribulations, of converting their $US145,000 Model S into a very fancy tent.

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Fiddling the books on renewables while the planet burns

Fiddling the books on renewables while the planet burns

Labor’s support of Coalition raid on ARENA is direct attack on transition to renewable energy, on innovation, on jobs and on addressing global climate emergency.

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China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China considers compulsory quotas for carmakers, requiring them to produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers.

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All cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030: Telstra exec

All cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030: Telstra exec

Telstra chief scientists says all cars on Australian roads will be driverless by 2030, based on rate of development and falling technology costs.