Tag: Australia

Jan 24, 2022 - 02:00 pm

Serbia blocks lithium mining project

The Serbian government has denied permission for the Jadar project of the British-Australian mining company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto wanted to build a lithium mine in Serbia as part of the project.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 09:40 pm

Victoria supports H2 transport infrastructure pilots

In the Australian state of Victoria, the government has backed studies and trials for the use of green hydrogen (made from renewables) for use in heavy transport. The funding of 7 million Australian dollars (4.43 million euros) should help support refuelling stations and the development of fuel cell electric buses among other things.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Polestar launches the Polestar 2 in South Korea

Polestar is now launching its Polestar 2 on the South Korean market. Prices for the electric sedan start at 54.9 million won for the single-engine version and 57.9 million won for the dual-engine variant. Orders are available now and deliveries are scheduled to begin in mid-March.

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Dec 29, 2021 - 06:04 pm

Tesla orders graphite with Syrah Resources

Australia-based Syrah Resources has signed a binding offtake agreement with Tesla for the supply of graphite as active anode material from its Vidalia production facility in the US state of Louisiana.

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Dec 12, 2021 - 04:10 pm

Tritium launches fast-charging line with shared microgrid

The Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has presented a new series of fast-charging stations under the PKM label. The unique selling point is a shared power supply for the charging points. The first product in the new series is the PKM150 with up to 150 kW charging power.

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Dec 12, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Vulcan Energy buys geothermal plant to power lithium extraction

The Australian-German lithium startup Vulcan Energy Resources has acquired a geothermal power plant in Germany for €31.5Mn ($35.7Mn). Vulcan wants to upgrade the 4.8 MW Insheim plant previously owned by local utility Pfalzwerke to set up a new test facility for low-carbon lithium production.

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Dec 5, 2021 - 06:02 pm

German car rental company Sixt expands in Australia

Sixt announces its expansion in Australia through a franchise with the National Roads & Motorists’ Association (NRMA), the largest national automobile club. The cooperation will immediately give the German company a 13% market share and introduce one of the largest EV rental fleets in Australia.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 05:04 pm

Janus Electric & Li-S Energy collaborate on batteries

In Australia, battery developer Li-S Energy has signed a collaboration agreement with electric truck developer Janus Electric to power around 400 electric trucks. The agreement will see Li-S Energy develop and test lithium sulphur and lithium metal battery cells to suit the requirements of the Janus Electric exchangeable prime mover battery packs.

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Nov 9, 2021 - 12:49 pm

Australia reveals Future Fuels & Vehicles Strategy

The Australian government has presented its Future Fuels and Vehicles Strategy, which provides for 250 million Australian dollars of investment in electric transport. The largest part is to flow into the expansion of electric car charging infrastructure and the establishment of hydrogen filling stations. However, there will be no direct purchase incentives.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 02:56 pm

European Lithium secures Ukranian lithium deposits

Australian mining company European Lithium is in the process of securing two promising lithium deposits in Ukraine, aiming to become the largest lithium supplier in Europe and an essential part of an integrated European battery supply chain.

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Oct 29, 2021 - 03:01 pm

Mitsubishi presents new Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi has unveiled the new edition of its Outlander PHEV. The SUV will go on sale in Japan in December, followed by Australia and New Zealand in the first half of 2022 and North America in the second half of 2022. Sales in Europe are not planned.

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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 28, 2021 - 04:16 pm

Cupra starts manufacturing the Born in Germany

Cupra is now starting series production of its first all-electric Born model at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. With the sales launch in November, Cupra will introduce a new sales strategy with the agency model. In addition, customers will have the option of purchasing the Born by subscription.

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Sep 14, 2021 - 02:57 pm

NSW 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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/24/serbia-blocks-lithium-mining-project/
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