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Fossil gas market facing death spiral, says ACT energy minister | RenewEconomy

ACT energy minister warns gas companies face demand ‘death spiral’ and no future for hydrogen or biogas in residential gas supply. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/fossil-gas-market-facing-death-spiral-says-act-energy-minister/ Shane Rattenbury has scored serious points in ACT, cancelling mandate to connect gas to new … Continue reading

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The embarrassingly easy, tax-free way for Australia to cut the cost of electric cars

Electric cars are expensive in Australia partly because European emission standards reward manufacturers for selling them there. There’s an obvious fix. — Read on theconversation.com/the-embarrassingly-easy-tax-free-way-for-australia-to-cut-the-cost-of-electric-cars-171919 Business won’t object. The Business Council asked for the change four years ago. Australian car makers … Continue reading

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Mini to unveil two new electric vehicles in 2023

Mini has announced plans to unveil two new purely electric vehicles in 2023, including the typical Mini 3-door and a crossover model. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/11/08/mini-to-unveil-two-new-electric-vehicles-in-2023/ The last model powered with a combustion engine will be introduced in 2025, and by … Continue reading

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Scott Morrison’s half-hearted U-turn on electric vehicles

Scott Morrison’s half-hearted U-turn on electric vehicles – Pearls and Irritations — Read on johnmenadue.com/scott-morrisons-half-hearted-u-turn-on-electric-vehicles/ Round and round and round he goes. Will he ever make any sense?

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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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