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French oil major bets on EV boom, with electricity retailer buyout

French oil major bets on EV boom, with electricity retailer buyout

Oil “supermajor” Total buys French electricity retailer as part of long-term hedge against threat to oil demand from rise of electric vehicles. And did we mention the CEO totally drives an EV?

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AEMO has just doubled its forecast for EV uptake in Australia

AEMO has just doubled its forecast for EV uptake in Australia

Market operator’s latest forecasts for the uptake of electric vehicles suggests 10 million EVs, or half the car fleet, in 20 years.

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Electric water taxi trialled in Switzerland

Electric water taxi trialled in Switzerland

ABB trials “futuristic new design” of electric water taxi on Lake Geneva – a “milestone” in the development of zero emissions transport.

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World's first "electric road" for mobile EV charging launched in Sweden

World’s first “electric road” for mobile EV charging launched in Sweden

Sweden trials road-embedded EV charging technology, a solution it believes could solve problems of EV cost and range anxiety.

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EVs could account for over half Australia new car sales by 2030

EVs could account for over half Australia new car sales by 2030

Industry-backed report finds doubling Australia’s projected EV uptake to 2030 would deliver a $2.9bn boost to GDP, 13,400 new jobs, and save drivers an average of $800 a year.

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BMW unveils all-electric Mini, with plans to build them in China

BMW unveils all-electric Mini, with plans to build them in China

BMW Group unveils all-electric version of iconic 3-door Mini, with production set for 2019 in UK, and plans underway to manufacture in China.

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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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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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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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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.