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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro: US$40,000 electric work ute breaks cover

420kW and 1051Nm Battery 120kWh with 318kW and 1051Nm, and cover up to 370km $51,200 Alternatively battery 180kWh with 420kW and 1051Nm, range 483km, $64,200 — Read on http://www.drive.com.au/news/2022-ford-f-150-lightning-pro-us40000-electric-work-ute-breaks-cover/ Buy yourself a truck and get big battery V2H storage for free! Looks like Tesla … Continue reading

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What’s in an electric car battery pack? – EV Central

What goes into the batteries of EVs, PHEVs and some hybrids? Lithium, obviously, but what else? The answer will surprise… — Read on evcentral.com.au/whats-in-a-battery-pack/ Just 10kg lithium in 500kg battery pack!

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Electric Cars From Heaviest To Lightest

Today we will take a look at the weight of electric cars, which usually are much heavier than their conventional counterparts. — Read on insideevs.com/news/527966/electric-cars-from-heaviest-lightest/ Surprisingly heavy EVs, especially for folks who insist on long range, an awful lot of … Continue reading

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Electric vehicles weigh more and that has implications for safety – CNN

The Ford F-150 Lightning will weigh about 1,600 pounds more than a similar gas-powered F-150 truck — Read on edition.cnn.com/2021/06/07/business/electric-vehicles-weight/index.html over weight or morbidly obese?

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“Turning point:” Fleets of BYD electric vans to hit Australian roads by September

TrueGreen Mobility says BYD T3 all-electric vans will go on sale next month for as little as $A35,000 with the backing of Trevor St Baker and Evie Networks. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/05/31/turning-point-fleets-of-byd-electric-vans-to-hit-australian-roads-by-september/ C’mon Aussie c’mon, surely this must be it, … Continue reading

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Nexport takes order for 3,000 electric vehicles for ride sharing in Australia

Nexport, which launched a “direct-to-consumer” deal with China EV maker BYD, has made the biggest EV order to date in Australia. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/05/17/nexport-makes-order-for-3000-electric-vehicles-for-ride-sharing-in-australia/ How much more will it take for our PM to be embarrassed enough to get … Continue reading

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A brand new EV for $18,000? Here’s how..

2015 Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV all-electric microvan has been imported from Japan and proves ideal budget EV motoring for its off-grid owner — Read on evcentral.com.au/a-brand-new-ev-for-18000-heres-how/ Sooner rather than later…

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Battery swapping could “turbocharge” EV transition, BNEF

There are now over 550 battery swapping stations in China, led by NIO and BAIC, two of the leaders in battery swapping technology. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/03/19/battery-swapping-could-turbocharge-ev-transition-bnef/ Wonders with Government leadership in vanguard, big contrast with Canberra followership lagging rearguard.

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Electrified sales overtake diesel in Europe – EV Central

Electrified cars overtake diesels in European market for first time ever. EVs, plug-in and plain hybrid sales up 139 percent year-to-date. — Read on evcentral.com.au/electrified-sales-overtake-diesel-in-europe/ say no more, nudge, wink

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 teased – with huge 5min charging promise – EV Central

Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 has begun to take shape, with offical teaser images of the first vehicle to appear under its new dedicated EV sub-brand. — Read on evcentral.com.au/hyundai-ioniq-5-teased-along-with-huge-5-min-charging-promise/

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