Rivian electric vehicle skateboard platform
26 Apr 2019

Ford to build all-new electric vehicle on Rivian ‘skateboard’ platform

Ford this week announced a US$500 million investment in EV start-up Rivian, with news the Rivian skateboard platform would underpin an all-new Ford EV.

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2019 Nissan Leaf review by Practical Motoring
01 Apr 2019

Labor wants 50% electric vehicle ownership by 2030…will follow US in fuel efficiency regulation

The Labor party has announced it wants to see a rapid increase in electric vehicle ownership in Australia with 50% of all cars owned being electric by 2030, what are the other parties saying?

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Hyundai has shown off its autonomous vehicle tech and a wireless charging concept that it expects to have up and running around 2025.
04 Jan 2019

Hyundai video demonstrates wireless electric vehicle charging system

Hyundai has shown off its autonomous vehicle tech and a wireless charging concept that it expects to have up and running around 2025.

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volkswagen teases portable electric vehicles fast charging stations
03 Jan 2019

Volkswagen teases portable electric vehicle fast charger

Volkswagen teases portable electric vehicle fast-charging station, claims it can charge a battery in 17 minutes…to be rolled out in first half of 2019.

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2018 BMW i3s Review
31 Dec 2018

BMW opens up on transition to electrified vehicles

BMW sold more than 100,000 electrified vehicles in 2017 with 2018 figures set to hit around 150,000 sales. By 2025 it will have around 25 electrified vehicles in its range.

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Nissan Australia has announced that one-third of all the vehicles it offers in Australia will be electrified by 2022.
04 Oct 2018

Nissan Australia to electrify one-third of local fleet by 2022

Nissan Australia has announced that one-third of all the vehicles it offers in Australia will be electrified by 2022.

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2018 BMW i3s Review
20 Jul 2018

BMW i3 needs 50,000km on renewable energy to offset production CO2 deficit

Owners of the BMW i3 battery electric vehicle need to use renewable energy for 50,000km before it can even out the CO2 production deficit compared with the production of a petrol-powered 1 Series.

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MY18 Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
23 May 2018

BP invests in StoreDot to produce ultrafast-charging car batteries – 5min recharge

BP invests US$20 million in ‘Flash Battery’ startup, StoreDot, to build car batteries that’ll fast-charge in 5 min offering up to 480km driving range. Game. Changer.

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BMW has announced the traction control system developed for its electric i3 has been adapted for use in all BMW and Mini product going forward.
04 Jan 2018

50-times faster BMW i3 traction control system to be standard on all BMW and Minis

BMW has announced the traction control system developed for its electric i3 has been adapted for use in all BMW and Mini product going forward.

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Electric car rally in Gerainger, Norway. Image: Norsk elbilforening via Flickr
04 Jan 2018

More than half of all cars sold in Norway are electric or hybrid

Figures released by the Norwegian Road Federation reveal that 52% of vehicles sold in Norway in 2017 were either electric or hybrid…

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MY18 Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
25 Oct 2017

NRMA to roll-out fast-chargers in NSW and ACT

NRMA Motoring & Services has announced it will roll out a series of up to 40 electric vehicle fast chargers in NSW and the ACT.

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Europe to get fast charging electric car network
06 Sep 2017

Australian Government commits $100m to electric vehicle leasing plan

Macquarie Leasing and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation agree to a $100 million package to drive the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia.

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The Mini Electric Concept comes 10 years after the Mini E kickstarted the electric push at BMW (leading to the BMW i3), and it hints at a production model coming in 2019.
31 Aug 2017

Mini Electric Concept hints at 2019 production model…

The Mini Electric Concept comes 10 years after the Mini E kickstarted the electric push at BMW (leading to the BMW i3), and it hints at a production model coming in 2019.

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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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Ford to launch an electric SUV by 2020
05 Feb 2017

Ford to launch an electric SUV in 2020

Ford has announced it will launch an all-electric SUV in 2020, one of five SUVs arriving by the end of the decade.

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