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Category: Smart Transport

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Nissan targets eight new electric vehicle models by 2022

Nissan targets eight new electric vehicle models by 2022

Maker of one of world’s most popular EVs, the Nissan Leaf, wants to roll out 8 new pure electric cars by 2022, sell 1m EVs a year.

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Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Tesla shareholder vote approves 10-year, $2.6bn compensation package for CEO Elon Musk – a record individual executive equity award, but Ts & Cs apply.

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Legal lessons for Australia from Uber’s self-driving car fatality

Legal lessons for Australia from Uber’s self-driving car fatality

There are calls for strong action, including criminal prosecution, following a fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car

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Uber self-driving fatality raises questions about autonomous vehicles

Uber self-driving fatality raises questions about autonomous vehicles

Uber puts self-driving trials on hold after a pedestrian was hit and killed by one of its cars in autonomous mode.

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Hyundai Ioniq trialled as electric fleet car, ahead of full Australian launch

Hyundai Ioniq trialled as electric fleet car, ahead of full Australian launch

A version of Hyundai’s Ioniq electric sedan has been rolled out across various Australian fleets, before the full suite of EVs arrives in Australia in late 2018.

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New Kimberley charging stations powering our driving future

New Kimberley charging stations powering our driving future

Electric vehicles can now travel across WA’s Kimberley region, thanks to three new charging stations servicing the 900km stretch of Northern Highway between Kununurra and Derby.

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VW promises new electric car model "virtually every month"

VW promises new electric car model “virtually every month”

VW Group details ambitious electric vehicle production plans, as it works to launch new EVs on almost monthly basis – starting next year. GM also plans 20 EV models by 2023.

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Canavan compares Tesla Big Battery to Kim Kardashian

Canavan compares Tesla Big Battery to Kim Kardashian

Matt Canavan uses global “energy future” stage to poke fun at the Tesla Big Battery, embarrassingly for Australia. In other news, Coalition MPs also hate EVs.

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Greens EV policy calls for ban on new petrol cars by 2030

Greens EV policy calls for ban on new petrol cars by 2030

Greens unveil policy promising to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, cut tax and rego costs for EVs, and to fund charging infrastructure.

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Tritium zooms in on Europe EV boom, with new base in Amsterdam

Tritium zooms in on Europe EV boom, with new base in Amsterdam

Brisbane based EV fast charger manufacturer Tritium sets up office in Netherlands, to capture greater share of booming European EV market.

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Tesla Semi trucks its first all-electric load ... of Tesla batteries

Tesla Semi trucks its first all-electric load … of Tesla batteries

Tesla’s all-electric heavy duty Semi truck makes its first trip, carrying Tesla battery packs, of course.