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.
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.
Electrification efforts in New Zealand & Australia
New Zealand’s Government around Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has declared a climate emergency, vowing to introduce measures accordingly, such as the electrification of transport, first in the governmental fleet. Australia is also looking at electrification.
Nexport to build electric vehicles in Australia
The electric bus manufacturer Nexport has announced plans for the production of electric vehicles in a new plant in the Australian state of New South Wales. It will initially produce buses, but later also other types of vehicles such as cars, trucks and vans.
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.
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.