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NSW looks to EVs to (save coal?) ease economic pain of vanishing coal markets

NSW coal mining industry could disappear entirely by as early as 2042, while EV take-up could hit 5 million registered vehicles by 2050s. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/nsw-looks-to-evs-to-ease-economic-pain-of-vanishing-coal-markets/ How to shoot your self in both feet, crazy story EVs to prolong … Continue reading

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Fleet of BYD e6 electric hatchbacks spotted at Sydney airport

Around 40 all-electric BYD e6 hatchbacks first approved in 2016 have been spotted, apparently mothballed, in a carpark at Sydney airport. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/06/08/fleet-of-byd-e6-electric-hatchbacks-spotted-at-sydney-airport/

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When Driving Is (Partially) Automated, People Drive More

A study finds that users of advanced driver-assistance systems drive 4,888 more miles per year than similar drivers without the feature. — Read on http://www.wired.com/story/driving-partially-automated-people-drive-more/ Can we expect AI cars to take themselves for a drive, so we don’t need … Continue reading

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Electric assisted cargo bike rethinks delivery van

The electric cargo bike is engineered with a van “down” rather than from an eBike “up” approach. — Read on thedriven.io/2019/08/05/electric-assisted-cargo-bike-rethinks-delivery-van/amp/

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ACT Greens commit to $50 million electric vehicle plan, $10,000 grants

ACT Greens promise $50 million fund to give people and businesses $10,000 towards buying an electric car or motorbike. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/act-greens-commit-to-50-million-electric-vehicle-plan-10000-grants-80672/

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CEFC backs smart charging and vehicle-to-grid, but Taylor says no to EV targets

CEFC backs smart charging and vehicle-to-grid, but Taylor says no to EV targets | The Driven — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/thedriven.io/2020/06/16/taylor-backs-smart-charging-and-vehicle-to-grid-but-says-no-to-ev-targets/amp/

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Auto industry offers voluntary CO2 standards, but it won’t stop Australia being dumping ground for dirty cars | The Driven

Auto industry offers voluntary CO2 standards, but it won’t stop Australia being dumping ground for dirty cars | The Driven — Read on thedriven.io/2020/07/24/auto-industry-offers-voluntary-co2-standards-but-it-wont-stop-australia-being-dumping-ground-for-dirty-cars/amp/

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World-leading electric vehicle-to-grid trial in ACT

Canberra will stage one of the largest EV vehicle-to-grid trials in the world. — Read on http://www.energy.gov.au/news-media/news/world-leading-electric-vehicle-grid-trial-act is Federal Government using these vehicles? If not, why not? @AngusTaylorMP #auspol

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2021 Dacia Spring: Patent Reveals Quirky Design for the Cheapest EV in Europe – autoevolution

If James May were to present Top Gear instead of The Grand Tour, he would be very excited about the Romanian automaker responsible for the Sandero subcompact hatchback. “Great news! The Dacia Spring is almost here,” he would say, adding … Continue reading

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How to get a ‘free’ electric car

Fancy an electric car for free? There’s only one catch: you will need to move to Germany. Tax exemptions for electric cars in parts of Europe are now so generous it is possible to lease a brand-new Renault Zoe — … Continue reading

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