Tag: Australia

Jun 19, 2020 - 11:18 am

Lime business in braking trouble

The Australian competition watchdog ACCC found that US electric scooter giant Lime failed to disclose an issue with the brakes on their vehicles which caused injuries to drivers. At least 50 such occasions were swept under the rug by the company, the ACCC found.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 01:41 pm

The 100 kWh Model 3: rumours and a denial

Rumour has it that Tesla is planning a 100-kWh version for Model 3, but Elon Musk has denied that Tesla is developing such a Model3. In addition, the range for the Model S with a large battery will indeed increase, but only in North America for the time being.

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Jun 15, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Australian startup H2X to build FCEVs

The Australian start-up H2X is planning a series of locally produced fuel cell vehicles. The first vehicle from the newly founded company from New South Wales is a hydrogen fuel cell-powered SUV called Snowy to be launched in 2022.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 02:25 pm

Porsche and Audi electric cars available in Australia

Both Audi and Porsche have launched electric cars in Australia. After multiple production delays, Audi has launched its first electric vehicles, the e-tron SUV and Sportback twins. The Porsche Taycan is due to arrive in Australia in December 2020.

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May 25, 2020 - 07:10 pm

Tritium presents Plug and Charge without cards or keys

Australian fast-charging station manufacturer Tritium has launched its Plug and Charge solution. The technology leverages the ISO15118 standard and enables an electric vehicle and charger to communicate. Payments are authorised directly from the driver’s account without the need for a card or RFID tag.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 02:31 pm

The hard and fast Australians

When it comes to vast distances, Australia is a country of superlatives. Western Australia’s capital Perth is the world’s most isolated city. Here, electric racing motors specialists HyperPower have developed a superlative motor. The QFM-360-X boasts 1,000 kW or 1,341 horsepower.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 02:39 pm

Australian initiative to build hydrogen infrastructure

The Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia signed an agreement to explore the potential of fuel cell vehicle filling infrastructure in Western Australia. They will build and operate a hydrogen station in the Perth area, fueling a showcase fleet of Toyota Mirai.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:56 pm

Aidelaide airport to electrify bus fleet

Australia’s Adelaide Airport wants to become the first airport in Australia with a fully electric bus fleet. Plans are to begin next year, with SkyBus selected as the new operator of its shuttle buses for five years.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 09:18 pm

Slovenian e-planes to be made in Australia

The aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel from Slovenia has just signed an MoU with Australia’s Eyre to There Aviation for the rights to manufacture Pipistrel’s small e-plane Alpha in Australia. The agreement would make Eyre to There the first Australian company to build an electric aircraft.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 02:10 pm

Monash U researchers advance Li-S battery tech

Researchers at Monash University in Australia say they are close to commercialising the world’s most efficient lithium-sulfur battery. It could give electric cars a range of more than 1,000 kilometres and smartphones a runtime of five days.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 06:57 pm

BMW buys 540 million euros worth of lithium in Australia

The BMW Group has just concluded a supply contract with Ganfeng Lithium based in Jiangxi, China, with a forecast volume of €540M for the supply of lithium hydroxide for battery cells. The lithium will be extracted in Australia with deliveries to start next year.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 04:28 pm

Brisbane orders 60 e-buses with Swiss tech

The Australian city of Brisbane wants to procure 60 electric buses. The vehicles will be built by the manufacturers Hess from Switzerland and Volgren from Australia and will be quickly charged with ABB flash charging technology.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 05:58 pm

Sydney to go electric with 8000 e-buses

The government of the Australian state of New South Wales plans to electrify Sydney’s bus fleet of around 8,000 vehicles. The government is currently awarding new contracts for the provision of bus transport services throughout Sydney.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 01:06 pm

BMW is changing their resource strategy

The BMW Group is changing its strategy for purchasing raw materials for electric cars. In the case of important materials such as lithium and cobalt, intermediaries are to disappear from the supply chain.

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Oct 15, 2019 - 01:07 pm

Dumping Nissan for Tesla

A passionate Nissan Leaf driver from Australia has had enough. After his seven-year-old Nissan Leaf only managed a range of around 60 kilometres, a battery change was imminent.

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Sep 28, 2019 - 08:46 pm

ChargeFox reveals Australian charging network

Australian electric vehicle charging network operator Chargefox has revealed the target locations for 22 sites in the first phase of its fast-charging network and announced plans to grow to over 100 charging sites around Australia.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Tesla expands further in Eastern Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said Tesla would open stores in Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia and most Eastern Europe states by early next year. Meanwhile, Model 3 has arrived in Australia, and back in the company’s home country, a judge in Delaware, USA orders Tesla to defend Elon Musk’s potential payout.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 03:20 pm

Volvo & Polestar to charge into Australia in 2020

The notoriously underserved electric car market in Australia can look ahead to a better 2020. Volvo and Polestar are planning to bring two electric cars and a PHEV to the continent in 2020. Besides, Mini is readying the all-electric Cooper for entry as well.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 04:42 pm

Rosenbauer takes concept fire truck to Australia

Rosenbauer, that supplies firefighters of Austria and Berlin already, is going Down Under to develop a plug-in hybrid vehicle for first responders in Canberra, Australia. Rosenbauer and the government of Australia’s Capital Territory (ACT) will be working together for two years.

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Aug 21, 2019 - 12:11 pm

Australian startup presents electric cargo van ACE EV

The Australian Clean Energy Electric Vehicle Group (ACE EV) has presented their first battery-electric vehicle at the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide. One hundred cars are to be produced while the company acquires further funding.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 03:07 pm

Fast-charging network along Australia’s East Coast

Australia’s National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has built 20 of a total of 40 EV stations planned along the spectacular South-East Coast of Australia. The network runs from Sydney, all the way through New South Wales and the Capital territory up to the Victorian border.

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Jul 5, 2019 - 04:46 pm

Australia: Evie begins building fast charging network

Evie Networks is building a fast charging network for electric cars on motorways throughout Australia and is cooperating with California-based EV Connect. Compared to the size of the country, however, the number of planned HPC stations seems somewhat small.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 03:43 pm

Chargefox partners with Yurika for electric highway

The Australian EV charging network operator Chargefox is partnering with Yurika to manage the 17 fast charging parks that are the Queensland Electric Super Highway. They have also opened the “most powerful EV charging station in the southern hemisphere”.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/09/nissan-leaf-trials-with-v2g-technology-to-start-in-australia/
09.07.2020 20:43