Tag: Australia

Oct 13, 2021 - 12:02 pm

Ioniq 5 already sold out in Australia

As Hyundai sent its online ordering tool for the Ioniq 5 live in Australia, it was quickly overwhelmed, with the allocated vehicles sold within three hours of launch. This means the initial allocation of 240 Ioniq 5 models headed Down Under have all been spoken for.

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Sep 14, 2021 - 02:57 pm

NSW aims to install 1,000 high power charging bays by 2027

The government of New South Wales, Australia, has released details for its electric vehicle charging masterplan, which aims to install 1,000 ultra-fast charging bays along major routes. The plan for the rollout of 350-kW chargers promises the biggest EV charging network of any state or territory in Australia.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 06:37 pm

Australia Post orders 20 Fuso eCanter delivery BEVs

Australia Post continues to green its fleets with the addition of 20 Fuso eCanter trucks. The mail service expects the vans to hit the road in October and says it is among the first clients. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) launched the eCanter in Australia in April.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Atlis signs distributer AusMV to sell XT pickup in SEA

US manufacturer Atlis Motor Vehicles has found a distributor in the Southeast Asia and Oceania region as the company announces a collaboration agreement with Australian Manufactured Vehicles (AusMV). AusMV will buy XT pickup trucks and complete right-hand drive production in Australia.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 03:38 pm

Ampcontrol & PPK develop electric underground mining vehicles

A new collaboration between the two Australian manufacturing and technology companies Ampcontrol and PPK Mining Equipment is set to deliver a range of new battery-electric vehicle solutions for underground mining applications. The two will install Ampcontrol’s electric drive systems into PPK personnel carriers.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 03:30 pm

AUS: Tritium redesigns DC charger for mining operations

Australia’s high power charging specialist Tritium has teamed up with Miller Technologies to deliver a charging solution for mining operations. Miller just launched the Relay EV ready to operate underground and now runs the first project at Tesla supplier BHP in Queensland.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 06:18 pm

Western Australia begins electric highway

In Western Australia, the government has announced 45 locations for an electric vehicle fast-charging network in the state. The infrastructure network includes up to 90 fast-charging stations and backup chargers at locations connecting Perth to regional Western Australia.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 06:04 pm

Tritium to install 300 fast chargers across Australia

Tritium has signed a deal with Evie Networks to install more than 300 of Tritium’s new RTM 50kW fast chargers across Australia. Over the next two years, the chargers are to be deployed at 158 different destinations with two chargers at each site.

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Aug 16, 2021 - 01:48 pm

LG Energy Solution to source Australian nickel & cobalt

LG Energy Solution has concluded a binding long-term purchase agreement with Australian Mines for nickel and cobalt. The battery manufacturer thus secures access to 71,000 tonnes of nickel and 7,000 tonnes of cobalt for six years from the end of 2024.

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Aug 11, 2021 - 12:12 pm

GMG announces break-through in cell chemistry

The Australian Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) has presented a new graphene-aluminium-ion battery that is supposed to charge 60 times faster than current lithium-ion batteries. Initially, the cell chemistry is to be used in coin cells, but from as early as 2024 it will also be used for pouch cells in electric cars.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 11:20 am

Vulcan Energy to hit the stock market

The German-Australian lithium producer Vulcan Energy is planning a dual listing on the stock exchanges in Australia and Germany. With the intended inclusion in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the company wants to become more attractive for European investors.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 03:55 pm

Australian state of Tasmania boosts charging

In Australia, the Tasmanian Government has launched a second Electric Vehicle ChargeSmart Grants program, providing $600,000 (AUS) for fast and destination charging stations for electric cars in regional Tasmania and at key tourism destinations.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 02:47 pm

Australian government funds fast-charger expansion

On behalf of the Australian government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded funding totaling 24.55 million Australian dollars (roughly 15,2 million euros) to five providers to build a total of 403 new fast-charging stations.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 12:46 pm

BYD-ADL is expanding to Australia

The electric bus partnership between Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD, previously active in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, is expanding to Australia. This is made possible by an agreement with the Australian company Nexport.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 02:14 pm

Hyzon to develop fuel cell garbage trucks for Superior Pak

Hydrogen fuel cell truck developer Hyzon Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Superior Pak, an Australian manufacturer of waste handling equipment, to develop and supply up to 20 refuse collection vehicles in 2022. The news comes on the day of Hyzon going public.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 10:59 pm

Hyzon & Chart go for H2 truck with 1000-mile range

In the USA, Hyzon Motors and Chart Industries today announced an agreement to develop and produce a liquid hydrogen-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicle with a range of up to 1,000 miles. There are also advances in Europe and Australia.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 04:29 pm

Queensland extends the Electric Super Highway

The Queensland Government has announced new funding to expand the existing fast-charging network lining the Queensland coast. The new move will take the so-called Electric Super Highway into the regional Outback.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 03:42 pm

New South Wales promotes EVs down under

In Australia, the New South Wales government has just announced a package of A$490 million (around 309 million euros) to increase the uptake of EVs. We use the news to take a closer look at initiatives on Australia’s east coast.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 11:18 am

The emission-free power of poo

Urban Utilities has launched Australia’s first poo-powered SUV, their second vehicle powered by electricity generated from sewage. Aptly named ‘Number 2’, the new SUV – a Hyundai Kona Electric – is the second vehicle to join the Urban Utilities poo car lineup.

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May 21, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Hyundai Ioniq 5 deliveries to launch soon

Hyundai will soon start deliveries of the Ioniq 5, which was presented in February, in Norway. Several hundred examples of the 800-volt electric vehicle of the special model ‘Project 45’ have already been shipped there.

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May 18, 2021 - 06:30 pm

Nexport scores order from Splend for 3,000 BYD electric cars

Nexport, BYD’s Australian importer and distributor, has won the largest single electric vehicle order on the continent to date. It includes the delivery of 3,000 electric vehicles from the beginning of 2022 to Splend, a provider of vehicle subscriptions for Uber drivers, among others.

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May 18, 2021 - 10:32 am

Australia is digging in with fossil fuels

Despite Australian oil refineries struggling to keep up with cheaper production from neighboring countries, Australia’s government is announcing a $2.3 billion subsidy package to support the country’s oil refineries. The funding would subsidize the oil industry when profits fall too low.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/19/siemens-to-power-new-e-buses-by-custom-denning-in-australia/
19.10.2021 15:54