Tag: Australia

Nov 14, 2022 - 04:10 pm

NTAS to order 20 electric aircraft from Eviation

The Australian scheduled and charter airline Northern Territory Air Services (NTAS) has signed a letter of intent with Eviation Aircraft for the purchase of 20 electric aircraft. The aircraft in question is the nine-seat Alice model.

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Nov 3, 2022 - 12:50 pm

Volvo Cars to go electric in Australia from 2026

Volvo Cars will only offer electric cars in Australia from 2026. As Volvo Australia announces, no new combustion models will be introduced there either. The decision is probably not entirely uncontroversial, even among Volvo dealers there.

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Nov 1, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Electric Vehicle Council calls for more EVs in Australia

More than 100 companies operating in Australia, including a number of car manufacturers, have joined forces to form a private-sector electric vehicle alliance. The newly formed Electric Vehicle Council is demanding a strong national electric vehicle strategy from the Australian government. The goal is to get one million electric vehicles on Australian roads by 2027.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 05:02 pm

New South Wales releases fast-charging funds

The New South Wales Government has followed up on its plan to help companies install ultra-fast charging bays across the Australian state. Round one funds have been released to help major beneficiaries install fast chargers at 86 locations along highways and urban centres.

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Oct 18, 2022 - 02:03 pm

BossCap trusts Atlis Motor to deliver

Boss Capital Holding has expanded a deal with Atlis Motor Vehicles agreed to by its subsidiary AusEV last year. The Australian company now wants Atlis to supply 270 charging stations to support its original mandate of 19,000 electric pickup trucks.

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Oct 13, 2022 - 03:11 pm

MAN presents electric bus chassis for global markets

MAN Truck & Bus has presented a fully electric bus chassis for the global market. The Lion’s Chassis E is based on technologies from the MAN Lion’s City E electric bus model and is scheduled to roll off the production line at MAN’s Polish plant in Starachowice from 2024 onwards.

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Oct 12, 2022 - 04:57 pm

Lake Resources to supply SK On with lithium

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK On has signed a lithium supply contract with the Australian company Lake Resources. In total, the Korean battery manufacturer can purchase 230,000 tonnes of lithium from Lake Resources, which is enough to produce batteries for around 4.9 million electric cars.

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Oct 10, 2022 - 09:09 pm

Stellantis eyes GME Resources for nickel and cobalt

Stellantis has signed a non-binding agreement with GME Resources for the purchase of nickel and cobalt sulphate products from the NiWest project in Western Australia. The NiWest project is not yet in operation and a final decision has yet to be made.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 05:24 pm

Nio invests in lithium mining company Greenwing Resources

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has taken a stake in the Australian lithium company Greenwing Resources. Nio will pay 12 million Australian dollars (currently approx. eight million euros) to Greenwing through its subsidiary Blue Northstar in exchange for around twelve per cent of the company’s shares.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 02:59 pm

SEA Electric expands production facility in Melbourne

The Australian electric truck manufacturer SEA Electric has doubled the size of its local assembly facility in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong. The truck maker’s current plant was expanded to now cover 8,000 square metres on a total site of 15,000 square metres.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:37 pm

UNSFW engineers announce new high-speed electric motor

Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have built a new high-speed motor which has the potential to increase the range of electric vehicles. The design was inspired by the shape of the longest railroad bridge in South Korea and is capable of achieving speeds of 100,000 RPM.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 12:19 pm

The first MG4 Electric reaches European shores

The first batch of MG4 Electric cars was shipped from China to Europe and arrived at the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, last Friday. MG aims to launch over 1,000 units of the electric compact model simultaneously in nearly 20 European countries and China on 13 September.

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Jul 22, 2022 - 03:40 pm

Australia takes aim at Victoria’s extra EV tax

In Australia, the Federal Government has formally joined a legal bid to strike down Victoria’s controversial electric vehicle tax. According to a report in The Age, federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus filed an intervention in the High Court, supporting two Victorian motorists reportedly seeking to have the state’s EV levy ruled unconstitutional.

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Jul 20, 2022 - 03:11 pm

Canberra to introduce EV incentives

The government of the Australian Capital Territory has released a new strategy set to make zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) an affordable option for Canberrans in the years to come. The strategy sets a new target of 80-90% of new light vehicle sales being ZEVs by 2030 and also outlines a plan to start phasing out light […]

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Jun 30, 2022 - 01:27 pm

New South Wales gears up for zero-emission bus transition

Australia’s New South Wales government has announced it will invest $218.9 million over the next seven years to start decarbonising the bus fleet. The funding has been confirmed as part of the 2022-23 state budget and defines a gradual transition that will need bolstering until completion envisioned in 2047.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 03:13 pm

Ford secures lithium with Liontown Resources

Ford has signed a binding off-take agreement for lithium with Australian company Liontown Resources. The five-year contract provides for the supply of lithium-spodumene concentrate from the Kathleen Valley project in Western Australia from 2024.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 03:58 pm

Jolt & Endeavour Energy to install EV chargers in Sydney

Endeavour Energy, a utility serving 2.6 million people in New South Wales, Australia, has teamed up with Jolt. The companies want to install a network of free electric vehicle charging stations across Western Sydney. The installations will utilise Endeavour’s streetside substations.

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Jun 25, 2022 - 05:08 pm

Labor launches the ‘Electric Car Discount’ in Australia

The new Labor government of Australia plans to deliver on its ‘Electric Car Discount’ policy from 1 July, then providing exemptions to certain import tariffs and fringe benefits taxes. This will effectively make some EV models cheaper, depending on the country of origin.

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Jun 20, 2022 - 05:11 pm

NSW expands charging in Australia

The New South Wales Government will increase its investment in EVs with a budget of $38 million Australian dollars (around 25 million euros), with a focus on expanding the network of high-speed and home charging points.

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Jun 3, 2022 - 02:02 pm

EIT InnoEnergy invests in Pure Battery Technologies

Pure Battery Technologies (PBT), an Australian specialist in cathode materials for use in electric car batteries, has received an investment from WIT InnoEnergy. The money will be used to finance the establishment of industrial mass production in Germany.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/17/bp-pulse-launches-fast-charging-network-in-australia/
17.11.2022 15:59