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Swedish consortium unveils mammoth wind-powered car carrier

Swedish consortium unveils a modern-day sailing ship which will be capable of carrying 6-7,000 vehicles an feature sails 80 metres high. — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/10/swedish-consortium-unveils-mammoth-wind-powered-car-carrier/ For a country as dependent on international trade by ocean freight, with so much experience … Continue reading

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Electric buses and trains are the answer, not more cars

A silent and largely ignored health hazard accompanying our daily commute is that of air pollution. Are more cars, even if electric, the answer? — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/02/electric-buses-and-trains-are-the-answer-not-more-cars/

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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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Australia is facing a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ as cycling booms, advocates say

Australia is facing a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ as cycling booms, advocates say – ABC News — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.abc.net.au/article/12247870

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Government takes unprecedented steps to build emergency fuel reserves

What a wasted opportunity, with no attempt to reduce dependency on oil, replacing with policy to encourage EVs. Government takes unprecedented steps to build emergency fuel reserves — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/government-takes-unprecedented-steps-to-build-emergency-fuel-reserves-20200614-p552hm.html

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Trains already 100% Wind Powered in Holland

Initially, trains in the Netherlands were set to run entirely on renewable energy by 2018. However, it seems officials have been able to beat that goal by an entire year. As of the first of January this year, all public transport … Continue reading

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EV train – batteries included!

After a gap of more than 50 years, battery-powered train technology has returned to Britain’s rail network. Between Jan 2015 and mid February the new vehicle, known as the Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit (IPEMU), will run in a weekday timetable service between … 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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Game changer bus

Popple explained that hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are a “technology looking for a problem.” I’ve been making that case for over a decade, but the exponentially-growing success of electric vehicles now simply leaves no significant room (or rationale) in the marketplace for … Continue reading

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Emissions Reduction – problem with transport

This week, a new report released by the federal government – a discussion paper on vehicle emissions, issued as part of a Ministerial Forum into reducing the environmental and health impacts of transport pollution – adds to the gloom…It illustrates, via … Continue reading

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