28 May 2016

Australia’s first production electric vehicle is coming, the Tomcar LV1

Australian offroad specialist Tomcar is to release an electric vehicle. TOMCAR have been around for a while and are no stranger to challenging convention. They have an offroad buggy that is only two-wheel-drive, but is still an incredible offroad vehicle as we found in our in-depth test. They are also

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19 May 2016

Federal Election 2016: The Greens have a plan for electric vehicles…

If electric vehicles are to be a success then the Government needs to help. The Greens have a plan…

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Sir James Dyson to build an electric car
26 Mar 2016

Dyson to produce an electric vehicle

Well-known vacuum maker, Dyson, is reportedly building an electric vehicle with funding from the UK government.

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calls for standardised charging infrastructure
10 Mar 2016

Calls for electric vehicle standardised charging infrastructure to be introduced

Volvo Cars has joined the Charging Interface Initiative and other automakers calling for a standardised charging infrastructure for battery-powered vehicles.

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BMW announces street light charging system for electric vehicles
10 Nov 2014

BMW reveals street light charging system for electric vehicles

BMW has announced it will begin the world’s first trial of a street light charging system for electric vehicles that seems to get around the need for dedicated charging stations.

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26 Jul 2014

UNSW smashes electric vehicle record

University of New South Wales students have set a new land-speed record (100km/h) for an electric vehicle traveling on a single-charge over 500km.

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Toyota to roll out more electric cars
19 Dec 2017

Toyota and Lexus to offer 10 electric or electrified vehicles by 2025

Toyota and Lexus have announced they will offer electric or electrified vehicles across their entire range by 2025.

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BMW announces electric vehicle charging stations at Westfield
29 Mar 2017

BMW opens 40 electric-vehicle charging bays at Westfield sites…

BMW and Westfield have opened 40 electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) public charging bays at 10 metropolitan Westfield shopping centres.

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17 Jul 2020

2020 MINI Electric review

The Mini Electric First Edition has arrived in Australia, here’s our first-drive review. Not only is Australia beginning to see a proliferation of electric cars land on its shores, but there are also now quite a few priced in the ‘affordable EV’ price point around $50,000. That’s cars like the

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11 Jun 2020

Electric Nikola Motor Badger ute is coming to Australia

Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in

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04 Jun 2020

Porsche’s electric Taycan from $191,000 in Australia

Pricing and specification details have been revealed for Porsche’s all-new Taycan electric sedan. Porsche’s Taycan electric vehicle will land in showrooms at a sub-$200k starting price, more affordable than even the base model 911. The surprise pricing comes as Porsche’s inaugural electric car offering packs in technology unlike any other

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VW ID.4 Australia
04 Mar 2020

VW unveils it inaugural electric crossover

VW has given its ID Crozz a proper name, the ID.4,  and it’s the first electric crossover to be built by Volkswagen. CAR MAKERS are moving to electric drivetrains and motor shows are turning into virtual webcasts. That’s the current state of affairs in 2020, even if both are forced

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Australia Ford Escape PHEV
25 Feb 2020

Ford’s new Escape will arrive this year with electric hybrid option

Ford confirms pricing and specification for its 2020 MY20 Ford Escape, which will bring a new rival with electric hybrid power to the SUV market. FORD AUSTRALIA hasn’t had much sales success yet with SUVs… at least not since the locally-made Territory departed. However, it might finally have an SUV

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Hyundai IOniq Australia hybrid electric
17 Feb 2020

What is a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric car?

Explaining the difference between a hybrid car, plug-in hybrid and battery electric cars.

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Karma Fisker ute concept render australia
29 Jan 2020

Another electric pickup truck is coming…

A new Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T rival is coming this year, and like those two it’ll be offered in the US first…. But don’t rule Australia out of contention.

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