The electric equivalent to the BMW 3 Series offers serious punch in M50 guise. The BMW i4 was the third electric car launched globally by BMW during 2021, following on from the big iX3 and iX SUVs. However, the i4 could well be BMW’s most important EV to date, as
Kia’s electric crossover won the awards up against Renault Megane E-Tech and Hyundai Ioniq 5. Kia has taken the crown of European Car of They Year in a ceremony at the Palexpo centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The Car of the Year is an independent organization supported by nine automotive publications
Nissan’s little hatch could be revived as an electric car. Nissan is turning to its Alliance partner Renault to see if it’s worthwhile making a successor to the current Nissan Micra which is no longer for sale in Australia – but the car in question is all but certain
Northern Territory Government commits to discounts on electric car rego and stamp duty. Following southern states which have begun to roll out electric car subsidies and schemes that support uptake in ownership, the Northern Territory has thrown its hat in the ring with a commitment to giving fully electric and
Melbourne suburb Brunswick lays claim to having the most used electric car charging station in Australia. There’s a lot of buzzing around hipster-hotspot Brunswick – and not much louder, it seems – with Moreland Council saying that it’s Australia’s busiest municipality for electric vehicle charging and that the newest EV
Australian electric vehicle charging company GET has launched its first charging hub in Melbourne. The seven EV-only charging bays are located at Lorbek Luxury Cars at 30 Prohasky Street, Port Melbourne, and are accessible by anyone who needs to charge their electric car. A solution to a growing problem, GET
California plans to ban the sale of any car that produces emissions, including trucks. Home to Silicon Valley, the LA Motor Show, Tesla, and millionaires and billionaires driving electric vehicles has vowed to ban all fossil fuel cars by 2025. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order requiring sales
Dyson aborted its electric car project after spending $1 billion on development costs, including producing a drivable prototype. Now, James Dyson reveals what happened before the electric car project’s premature end. A problem too big to ignore James Dyson: “In 1983, early in the development of my cyclonic technology which
Two carmakers are surging to the top at the moment when it comes to developing long-life battery technology. A two-horse race is on to be the first manufacturer to deliver a “million-mile” battery, capable of lasting 1.6 million kilometres before needing to be replaced. The competitors are General Motors and
A new report suggests Tesla Model 3s will begin to be offered with a battery capable of lasting one million miles. Tesla will reportedly introduce a new battery either later this year or early 2021 which will be capable of lasting one million miles (1.6 million kilometres) and cost even
Tesla’s quarterly earnings report for the first quarter of this year in the face of COVID-19 is a success, though some benchmarks are yet to be reached. TESLA HAS posted its third consecutive quarterly profit since promising investors it would pull itself out of a historically long period of red
US ELECTRIC four-wheel drive company Bollinger has added another model to its upcoming rugged, retro-looking electric four-wheel drive range, this time a versatile cab chassis. The revealed tough-truck with an EV heart is essentially a cab-chassis version of its upcoming B2 ute, which will be complemented on showroom floors by
You don’t need to be worried about towing, driving long distances and offroad ability when it comes to a hybrid LandCruiser. QUELLING ANY thoughts that a hybrid Toyota LandCruiser could be too soft for the land down under, Toyota Australia says that it has ‘considerable input’ on what the new
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.
Toyota will launch a cheap, super-economical Yaris hybrid hatch in Australia soon, which will also see the end of the Prius coupe.