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Category: Smart Transport

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Ford teams with DHL to manufacture electric trucks in Germany

Ford teams with DHL to manufacture electric trucks in Germany

Ford of Europe has linked up with Deutsche Post to build a larger version of the electric truck DHL designed itself last year.

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Tesla Tiny House goes on tour

Tesla Tiny House goes on tour

Powerwall, as part of the newly created Tesla Tiny House is hitting the road and making its way around Australia.

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Victorian EV conversion company secures CEFC backing

Victorian EV conversion company secures CEFC backing

SEA Electric says $5m CEFC loan will help meet growing demand for technology that converts commercial trucks and vans to electric vehicles.

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Tesla adds Brisbane store and service centre – its first in Queensland

Tesla adds Brisbane store and service centre – its first in Queensland

US EV and battery maker opens new retail store at Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, with show room, service centre and four EV super-charging bays.

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Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla is emphasising profitability from its solar business, which has undergone significant transformation since the company bought SolarCity.

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Moreland Council launches hydrogen-powered garbage truck scheme

Moreland Council launches hydrogen-powered garbage truck scheme

Moreland Council, Victorian government announce $1m for commercial-scale hydrogen refueling station for garbage trucks.

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WA leads the world in embracing electric vehicles

WA leads the world in embracing electric vehicles

For the second time running, Quit Targa West will feature an Electric Vehicle in its line up, as part of a global movement to adopt this game changing technology.

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10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch

10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch

Tesla puts net orders for Model 3 at 455,000+, as Musk and other employees become first to have solar roof installed at homes.

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Australia urged to go hard, save big, on EVs and vehicle emissions

Australia urged to go hard, save big, on EVs and vehicle emissions

ClimateWorks urges Australia to go further and quicker on vehicle emissions standards, because the cost savings and health benefits to consumers will be even greater, while AGL says EVs can help transition to a decarbonised grid.

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Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

The US EV and battery maker has teamed up with Deepwater Wind to create the largest offshore wind farm with large-scale storage.

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People want fewer cars in cities – not everyone knows it yet

People want fewer cars in cities – not everyone knows it yet

We only think we like cars when we can’t imagine getting around without them. In German town of Freiburg, citizens are taking their streets back.