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Articles by Bede Doherty

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Tesla Model 3 production on track for 5,000 a week

Tesla Model 3 production on track for 5,000 a week

An exhausted looking Elon Musk tells Tesla faithful Model 3 production at 3,500 a week – and would achieve 5,000 by end of June.

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Elon says ‘no’, and promises rapid charging during Zombie Apocalypse

Elon says ‘no’, and promises rapid charging during Zombie Apocalypse

At the Tesla shareholder meeting last night, Elon Musk said no to making motorcycles, but yes to quite a few other things.

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Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Anheuser-Busch , the largest brewer in the USA have placed an order for 800 Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell EV trucks. Will Foster’s follow?

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German car owners report on EV emissions is garbage

German car owners report on EV emissions is garbage

Based on some 5 year old data and some contrived fossil-fuel-friendly assumptions, German car owners association ADAC has concluded that EVs are not always climate-friendly.

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Bolt from the blue: Australia-designed EV rocks Detroit

Bolt from the blue: Australia-designed EV rocks Detroit

Holden’s Port Melbourne design team catches eye with concept EV for GM. But Chevy Bolt unlikely to be sold in Australia anytime soon, if ever.

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National fuel security can be enhanced by EVs & PHEVs

National fuel security can be enhanced by EVs & PHEVs

Recent Al Qaeda threat to disrupt Australian fuel supplies is fuel for thoughtful action on an issue of national importance. EVs may be the answer.

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Are EVs cheaper to buy and run than petrol cars, yet?

Are EVs cheaper to buy and run than petrol cars, yet?

Are EVs finally cheaper to buy than the traditional petrol car? Analysis shows they are, particularly with solar.

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Could plug-in hybrid EVs make a difference?

Could plug-in hybrid EVs make a difference?

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles like the Holden Volt could cut transport emissions and help smooth electricity demand. But is Australia ready for them?