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Category: Smart Transport

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Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

Can solar on the roof really power your EV?

With China, India, Norway, UK, France and California planning to ban manufacture and sales of new internal combustion engine cars, and EVs on the rise, will a solar roof become popular add-on option for plug in EV’s?

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Solar electric cars are the future – and "that future is now"

Solar electric cars are the future – and “that future is now”

In the wake of this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the global race to bring solar PV integrated EVs to market is hotting up. And Australia is a key contender.

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Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris to limit the number of cars powered by internal combustion engines on its streets and eventually move beyond polluting cars.

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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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Dutch team Nuon Solar wins Australia solar car race

Dutch team Nuon Solar wins Australia solar car race

The famous World Solar Challenge was won for the seventh time by the Netherlands’ Nuon Solar team.

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World Solar Challenge is an adventure in engineering and endurance

World Solar Challenge is an adventure in engineering and endurance

The World Solar Challenge begins this weekend when more than 40 solar cars brave the Australian Outback on a 3000-kilometre journey from Darwin to Adelaide.

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General Motors pledge for "all EV future" will keep Big Oil up at night

General Motors pledge for “all EV future” will keep Big Oil up at night

GM, Ford, and China strongly embrace electric cars, signaling trouble for Big Oil.

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In energy and transportation, stick it to the orthodoxy!

In energy and transportation, stick it to the orthodoxy!

At most, the current orthodoxy – despite its renewable energy, electric vehicles and energy efficiency – will result in flat or gently declining emissions. It’s time to stick it up the orthodoxy!

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Tritium boosts EV charger production seven-fold at Brisbane plant

Tritium boosts EV charger production seven-fold at Brisbane plant

Tritium unveiled new facility that will lift manufacturing of EV charging stations 7-fold, while QLD government unveils its long term EV strategy.

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Tesla post record deliveries, but Model 3 production not yet jumping

Tesla post record deliveries, but Model 3 production not yet jumping

Q3 was Tesla’s best quarter ever for deliveries but Model 3 deliveries were lower than anticipated, due to production restraints.

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Tesla opens first Adelaide store

Tesla opens first Adelaide store

Tesla is bringing scalable energy products and services including the award-winning Powerwall to customers with the opening of its first store in Adelaide at Westfield Marion.