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How EVs will fast-track Australia's shift to 100% renewables

How EVs will fast-track Australia’s shift to 100% renewables

Ten million electric vehicles in Australia will provide enough storage to power the country for a day – helping fast-track the transition to 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Jaguar plans big charger network ahead of I-Pace EV release

Jaguar plans big charger network ahead of I-Pace EV release

Jaguar to spend $4m on network of 150 charging stations ahead of release of its first EV in Australia in October.

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Old fossils: What's at stake if Australia ignores global EV transition

Old fossils: What’s at stake if Australia ignores global EV transition

Australia’s inaction on electric vehicles means it could be left behind in yet another round of global disruption, leaving it hostage again to international developments, rather than reaping benefits of helping to engineer the change.

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500 BMW i3 batteries connected to UK wind farm

500 BMW i3 batteries connected to UK wind farm

Sweden’s Vattenfall connects 500 BMW i3 batteries to 228MW wind farm in South Wales, in “UK’s largest” co-located onshore wind and battery project.

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Why car dealers don’t want to sell electric vehicles

New study pin-points yet another barrier to the global shift to EVs – and it’s coming up at the point of sale. The research adds a new party to the list of incumbent industry groups whose business case is being threatened by EVs: car dealers.

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Australia on cusp of new mining boom, driven by electric vehicles

Australia on cusp of new mining boom, driven by electric vehicles

We might not be driving them, but soaring global electric vehicle demand puts Australia in the front seat for a new mining boom, says BNEF.

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Electric rally car lines up for Finke Desert Race

Electric rally car lines up for Finke Desert Race

An all electric rally car – the first to finish in the famous Dakar race – will compete in this year’s Finke Desert Race in its first Australian visit.

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Video of the Day: Prince Harry and his all-electric Jaguar e-Type

Video of the Day: Prince Harry and his all-electric Jaguar e-Type

Did you see the car the newlyweds left Windsor Castle in on Saturday? It was a 1968 e-Type Jaguar with an electrifying twist.

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Picture (tease) of the Day: BMW's next-gen EV

Picture (tease) of the Day: BMW’s next-gen EV

BMW offers first glimpse of “new technology flagship” – a pure electric car incorporating all the “major strategic areas of innovation in a road-ready vehicle.”

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France embraces incentive to trade in dirty motors for EVs

France embraces incentive to trade in dirty motors for EVs

France government incentive to trade in old petrol and diesel cars for new EVs proves unexpected success.

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Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Automaker behind world’s best selling EV unveils Nissan Energy Solar – a home solar, storage, smart control package – including 2nd-hand EV batteries.