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Category: Smart Transport

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Volkswagen, Renault look to car-sharing future

Volkswagen, Renault look to car-sharing future

European carmakers Renault and Volkswagen look to a future where people share electric cars rather than own them.

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Will self-driving cars be better for the environment?

Will self-driving cars be better for the environment?

Will self-driving cars mean a decrease in carbon emissions overall?

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Volkswagen Beetle

Iconic VW Beetle could be reborn as electric four-door

Eighty years on from the first commercial production of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle and it looks like the once popular ‘people’s car’ is going electric.

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Tritium lands massive EU-wide deal for EV fast-chargers

Tritium lands massive EU-wide deal for EV fast-chargers

In illustration of “how fast the transition to EVs is happening,” Australia’s Tritium to supply its “world’s fastest” EV charge technology for 100 new stations across Europe.

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Driverless buses to be tested at SA autonomous vehicle hub

Driverless buses to be tested at SA autonomous vehicle hub

Driverless electric shuttle buses capable of travelling at speeds of up to 45km/h to be trialled in planned ‘autonomous vehicle hub’ in SA.

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Tesla's new power play: An electric ute with battery powered tools

Tesla’s new power play: An electric ute with battery powered tools

Elon Musk has tapped into what could be a deal-closer to bring gas-guzzlers over the line, albeit asking the converted.

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Faraday Future EV plans leap forward with $US2bn funding

Faraday Future EV plans leap forward with $US2bn funding

From $US1 billion invested in EV production, to its first concept car, EV company goes from tentative toddle to surefooted stride.

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Fortum Singalong Shuttle

Finnish passengers to sing for their shuttle in electric taxi service

Fortum has come up with a rocking new idea to showcase the clean and quiet face of electric vehicles, by asking passengers to sing along to tunes in return for a free ride in a shuttle.

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Australian fast-chargers smash EV "range anxiety" on Autobahn

Australian fast-chargers smash EV “range anxiety” on Autobahn

Australia’s Tritium installs 12 of its world-leading high power EV chargers on German autobahn, offering recharge almost as fast as filling up with petrol.

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Ford taps EV expert to be new boss for Australia, NZ

Ford taps EV expert to be new boss for Australia, NZ

Ford names former global head of battery electric vehicle distribution, Kay Hart, as new CEO/president of Australia and NZ.

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Tesla finally hits Model 3 production target of 5,000 per week – hours after latest deadline

Tesla finally hits Model 3 production target of 5,000 per week – hours after latest deadline

“I think we just became a real car company!” Elon Musk says Tesla has met 5,000/week Model 3 production target.