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
Ioniq 5 will use recycled materials and push the limits of practicality thanks to an all-new platform. Ahead of its February 23 launch, teaser images of the Ioniq 5 from Hyundai Motor Group have begun surfacing. The latest shows us a glimpse of the interior. A sub-brand under Hyundai like
Traditional fossil fuel, hybrid, and even electric vehicles face fines when using an EV parking spaces inappropriately. Victoria is set to introduce fines relating to electric vehicle parking in accordance with recommendations submitted by the Minister for Public Transport and Roads and Road Safety, Ben Carrol. In the submitted recommendation
What’s it like to live with the second-generation Nissan Leaf? Part Three – Leaf me alone It’s amazing what a microscopic virus can do, locking down the entire city of Melbourne and the cause of micro-living for humans too, with a 5km radius to travel in and limited means to
Aussie car maker H2X Australia comes out of nowhere to announce it will soon be building hydrogen-electric vehicles south of Sydney. New local car manufacturer H2X Australia has launched, outlining plans to build a hydrogen-electric SUV in NSW, Australia, plus two new heavy vehicles. The news, broken by auManufacturing, is
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
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
BMW X5 powered by hydrogen will be available to a limited number of customer in two years. BMW WILL produce a hydrogen-powered version of the X5 in limited availability in 2022. Revealing its BMW i Hydrogen NEXT overnight, the model will underpin the German carmaker’s move into hydrogen vehicles, with
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
Resurrected Hummer with an electric drivetrain will produce over 700kW and 15,000Nm….or will it?
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.
Specs and details for the Wrangler PHEV have been leaked to Practical Motoring before the model’s official detailed announcement, the new Wrangler set to come with a 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine mated to a ZF-sourced eight-sped hybrid transmission with a plug-in electric battery.