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Electric on-demand public transport is making a difference in Auckland – now it needs to roll out further

On-demand public transit can rival car ownership in convenience, while cutting emissions and cost, and simultaneously encouraging a mode shift towards public transport. — Read on theconversation.com/electric-on-demand-public-transport-is-making-a-difference-in-auckland-now-it-needs-to-roll-out-further-189438 How cool is this? Let’s do it in regional towns too.

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Lamborghini Crisis: Australia crippled by critical shortage of Lamborghinis – Michael West

Business is calling for urgent government intervention to address crippling shortages of Lamborghinis on the East Coast of Australia — Read on michaelwest.com.au/lamborghini-crisis-australia-crippled-by-critical-shortage-of-lamborghinis/ Same for all those humongous Abrams tanks and “our” Bushmaster and Boxer battlefield vehicles. What use when … Continue reading

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Government backs next generation hydrogen fuel service station | Ministers for Deregulated Chaos

“Future Fuels and Vehicles Strategy in action, adding to our $2.1 billion we have committed to accelerating the uptake of low emissions vehicles in Australia.” — Read on http://www.minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/taylor/media-releases/government-backs-next-generation-hydrogen-fuel-service-station Euro6 tail pipe emission regs now less than 100g/km average for … Continue reading

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Abrams Tanks to Get Auxiliary Power from Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Abrams Tanks to Get Auxilliary Power from Hydrogen Fuel Cells – CleanTechnica — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/cleantechnica.com/2010/06/23/abrams-tanks-to-get-auxilliary-power-from-hydrogen-fuel-cells/amp/ Holy Dooley, Abrams tanks on hydrogen? Yes but only for auxiliary power to on board electronic gadgets and, believe it or not, hydrogen is … Continue reading

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National electric bus fleet just the ticket for zero-emissions future

Buses are among the heaviest emitters in the transport sector, but with zero-emissions bus technology already proving effective, it is a sector that is ripe for electrification, says Hitachi Australia general manager Brett Dolan. — Read on http://www.afr.com/companies/transport/national-electric-bus-fleet-just-the-ticket-for-zero-emissions-future-20220125-p59r41 A photo … Continue reading

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Why Australia could become an electric vehicle manufacturing powerhouse

Australia has the competitive advantage necessary to become a leading global EV maker, but it will need a supportive federal government. — Read on thedriven.io/2022/02/08/why-australia-could-become-an-electric-vehicle-manufacturing-powerhouse/ “electric vehicle industry is experiencing stunning growth – with global investment growing to US$273 billion (A$385 … Continue reading

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Biden Tax Credit Could Boost America’s Budding E-Bike Industry – The Energy Mix

Biden Tax Credit Could Boost America’s Budding E-Bike Industry – The Energy Mix — Read on http://www.theenergymix.com/2021/12/15/biden-tax-credit-could-boost-americas-budding-e-bike-industry/ “United States may soon offer tax credits for e-bikes, “the world’s best-selling and fastest-growing form of electric vehicle” that is “a dynamic people-mover … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and automobiles – how is Europe’s transport sector curbing its emissions?

Rail has lowest carbon footprint out of all major means of transport – it has only an eighth of the carbon footprint of air travel and a third that of road. 2021 has been declared the “European Year of Rail”, … Continue reading

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September 22 is world car free day, so what’s happening in Australia?

It’s not enough to switch from fossil fuel vehicles to EVs. The world also needs to encourage fewer car trips and more sustainable transport. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/09/21/september-22-is-world-car-free-day-so-whats-happening-in-australia/ Started in Nederlands, as long ago as 1970, some catching up for … Continue reading

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First Australian scorecard of vehicle CO2 emissions reveals best and worst brands The Guardian

First Australian scorecard of vehicle CO2 emissions reveals best and worst brands | Australia news | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/12/first-australian-scorecard-of-vehicle-co2-emissions-reveals-best-and-worst-brands …initiative could be further improved with adoption of the newer Worldwide Harmonized Light-duty Test Procedure (WLTP) standard that … Continue reading

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