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VW EV’s soon but long wait in Oz

VW new model ID is mass market EV, similar in size to Golf, scheduled for first release in Germany 2018. Expectations are better performance and price than Tesla Model 3 and cheaper, equivalent price of Golf diesel. As with July 2017 … Continue reading

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Electric Bus Fleet-Sydney Airport Launch for 2017

EV News was recently invited to preview the largest fleet of electric buses in Australia. Built by airport bus operator Carbridge in partnership with Gemiland coachworks and BYD, the new fleet of six battery powered buses are owned by Sydney … Continue reading

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One in four Volkswagens to be electric by 2025

..large-scale shake-up for one of the world’s top three carmakers at a press conference in Germany on Thursday. Thirty pure electric vehicles are planned for the next decade… up to a quarter of VW’s global sales – or up to 3 … Continue reading

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End of energy and transportation as we know it’: Tony Seba

Within just 15 years conventional energy production and transport…obsolete by revolution in batteries, solar power and electric cars… “no excuse” for any utility in Australia not to know what’s coming, he says, outlining world with little centralised power generation, 100 … Continue reading

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Deutsche Post wants to make its own electric vehicles

This week, Deutsche Post announced that serial production of the first 2,000 vehicles would begin this year. The goal is to produce a total of 30,000. The company also says that it has already received queries by third parties and is … Continue reading

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Netherlands Moves To Only Allow EV Sales By 2025 – End Of Gas, Petrol

In a majority vote, the lower house of Dutch parliament supported a motion to no longer allow new sales of petrol or diesel cars from 2025. Last year in Paris, eight US states and five countries (one of which being the Netherlands) joined the … Continue reading

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$10,623 Nissan Leaf – discount by non-profits BulkBuy

With a price of only $10,623 for LEAF S after tax credits and incentives, demand quickly exceeded expectations. In the first five days of the discount program, Tynan’s Nissan blew through its entire inventory of 2015 Nissan LEAFs. RMI believes that … Continue reading

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Germany wants to put 2 billion euros into encouraging electric cars

Jan 13 German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel wants to commit two billion euros ($2.17 billion) to encourage more people to buy electric cars, the newspaper Die Zeit reported on Wednesday. Buyers of electric cars would receive a subsidy from the government, … Continue reading

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GM Scores a Win: First Electric Car for the Masses

GM Bolt challenges Tesla with 320km range EV for $30k price tag(after $7.5k US ged rebate). So no more range anxiety, affordable and for release later this year(in USA). >more> Wired

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All-electric bus unveiled in Melbourne, heading to Sydney on one charge

A prototype all-electric bus that its developers say can be driven from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge was unveiled in Melbourne on Friday, ahead of a road-test on Saturday that will see it undertake the interstate journey. The … Continue reading

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