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Australians aren't buying electric cars: Three charts illustrate why

Australians aren’t buying electric cars: Three charts illustrate why

EV Council says most Australians want to buy electric vehicles, but a lack of policy support – and cars – is getting in the way.

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How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?

How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?

City of Sydney backs study by local start-up, Wattblock, into how Australia’s apartment buildings will accommodate – and power – mass EV uptake.

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

By 2030, you probably won’t own a car, but you may get a free trip with your morning coffee. Transport-As-A-Service will use electric vehicles and will upend two trillion-dollar industries. It’s the death spiral for cars.

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Plans brewing for Australian gigafactory and A-EV manufacture

Plans brewing for Australian gigafactory and A-EV manufacture

New company reveals plans to mass-produce autonomous electric vehicles, and potentially build a battery gigafactory, on Australian soil by 2020.

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How electric cars can help save the grid

How electric cars can help save the grid

Electric vehicles could help answer the question of how much renewable energy capacity to build, and how fast.

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Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump?

Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump?

The electric car has already been killed once. Will Trump kill it again, or jump on for the ride?

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Details on new Tesla supercharger usage fees

Details on new Tesla supercharger usage fees

Tesla reveal how those without unlimited Supercharger access for the Model S and Model X electric vehicles will be charged.

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Coalition ponders a Tesla tax on electric vehicles

Coalition ponders a Tesla tax on electric vehicles

Federal government flags plan to scrap petrol excise, in part because it is “unfair” that electric vehicles don’t pay it.

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11.4 million EVs are expected on America’s roads by 2025. Will the grid be ready?

11.4 million EVs are expected on America’s roads by 2025. Will the grid be ready?

Big growth in EV adoption will create complexity for grid operators and other electricity market stakeholders.

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Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla’s Elon Musk says suite of updates to Tesla’s Autopilot system, including an increased reliance on radar technology, a “threefold improvement in safety.”

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Tesla and SolarCity: Do they fit together?

Tesla and SolarCity: Do they fit together?

There are synergies between EVs and solar, so the basic concept of merging Tesla and SolarCity seems sound. The biggest risk is that somebody else might execute it better.