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Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It's just not acceptable

Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It’s just not acceptable

Lord Howe Island wanted renewables to lessen its reliance on imported fossil fuel, but the idea has been killed by environment and energy minister Josh Frydenberg. This is why he has made the wrong decision.

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Delta Energy Systems charges EV convoy to top of Cradle Mountain

Delta Energy Systems charges EV convoy to top of Cradle Mountain

This is the first event where electric vehicles demonstrated that the drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain, a popular tourist destination, is entirely possible using standard production EVs currently available in Australia.

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Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything

Darth Vader or not, the Tesla truck changes everything

With the Tesla truck, Elon Musk has torn down the final frontiers of the campaign against the clean energy transition: cost. And it matters little whether Tesla itself can pull it off – it has already turned two trillion-dollar industries upside down.

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Elon Musk unveils the long range Tesla Semi electric truck

Elon Musk unveils the long range Tesla Semi electric truck

Elon Musk is unveiling his company’s electric truck, the Tesla Semi, promising long range and big savings. Here’s what we know…

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Chevy Bolt set to catch Tesla in US EV race

Chevy Bolt set to catch Tesla in US EV race

Luxury price tags have not stopped Tesla from dominating the US electric vehicle market so far, but is all that about to change?

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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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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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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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Australian EV market hots up as Renault promises ZOE and Kangoo

Australian EV market hots up as Renault promises ZOE and Kangoo

Renault to offer its fully electric ZOE “supermini” EV and Kangoo minivan for sale on Australian market in “couple of months.”

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CEFC backs leasing model to boost Australia's EV uptake

CEFC backs leasing model to boost Australia’s EV uptake

Clean Energy Finance Corp backs Macquarie Leasing program offering discounted finance for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other low-carbon investments, including rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Nissan takes on Tesla with new LEAF, in new era for electric vehicles

Nissan takes on Tesla with new LEAF, in new era for electric vehicles

Nissan’s “completely reinvented” LEAF, with more than double the range for under $US30,000, puts it toe to toe with Tesla Model 3.