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Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

New IEA report reveals a striking resemblance between the path electric vehicle penetration is currently on, and the path solar PV has been charting.

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ACT takes lead on EVs, all new government cars to be zero emissions

ACT takes lead on EVs, all new government cars to be zero emissions

ACT unveils major push into electric vehicles, including zero emission mandate for government fleets, charging infrastructure, use of transit lanes, salary sacrifice for electric bikes, and studies on using EVs and their batteries to help manage the grid.

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RenewEconomy's summer readership jumps 70% in 2017/18

RenewEconomy’s summer readership jumps 70% in 2017/18

Readership on RenewEconomy website jumped more than 70% over summer period, as interest grew in core subjects of renewables, storage, EVs and policy.

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CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

New green loan scheme backed by Clean Energy Finance Corporation to offer cheaper finance to buy and lease low and zero emissions vehicles.

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Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Energy minister Josh Frydenberg has declared Australia’s electric vehicle revolution to be “nigh.” But can the Coalition back its proselytising with policies? Or will EVs go the way of renewable energy in the party room?

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Chinese coal town embraces electric vehicles

Chinese coal town embraces electric vehicles

The heart of China’s coal country has become a global leader in EVs – but is the switch sustainable?

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Tesla, Trump, Turnbull and the troglodytes: The best stories of 2017

Tesla, Trump, Turnbull and the troglodytes: The best stories of 2017

The death spiral for cars; Tesla’s Big Battery – and electric truck; the two faces of Malcolm Turnbull; and all the other stories that caught our readers’ attention this year.

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Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

Tritium Veefil-RT fast chargers chosen for EV research project in Slovakia

As part of a research project into e-mobility and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) charging in Slovakia, a Tritium Veefil-RT 50kW DC fast charger has been installed at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, where it has been officially unveiled on by Mr Robert Fico, Slovakia’s Prime Minister.

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Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

CT Climate Change and Sustainability Minister Shane Rattenbury will today sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mayors and Ministers from several other jurisdictions to support the greater use of electric vehicles (EVs).

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New Tesla roadster will be the fastest production car ever

New Tesla roadster will be the fastest production car ever

If the Corvette is the halo car for Chevrolet and General Motors, the new Roadster will be the halo car for Tesla.

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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?