Federal government flags plan to scrap petrol excise, in part because it is “unfair” that electric vehicles don’t pay it.
Big growth in EV adoption will create complexity for grid operators and other electricity market stakeholders.
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.”
There are synergies between EVs and solar, so the basic concept of merging Tesla and SolarCity seems sound. The biggest risk is that somebody else might execute it better.
South Australian government says a mix of electric, hydrogen and hybrid vehicles will make up 30% of its fleet by 2020.
The UK could adopt solar, electric vehicles and batteries much faster than expected just a year ago, according to the National Grid.
Regional Queensland utility says it has mapped its network for suitable sites to install EV chargers along a “super-highway” running from Toowoomba to Cairns.
Brisbane-based maker of EV fast chargers wins $2.5m Qld govt funding to supercharge Veefil technology and boost exports.
Melbourne manufacturer to begin producing its first electric vehicle, an Australian designed and made off-road EV for use by the mining sector.
Germany announces big incentives for EVs, bringing down the cost of vehicles like the Renault Twizy. Who wouldn’t buy that? Me.
Cars running on gasoline and diesel will be a rarity in many places within a generation. Carmakers who doubt this may soon find themselves relegated to museums and sightseeing tours.