CSIRO is steering towards a low-emissions future and looking at the future of car ownership after COVID-19.
With Electric vehicle (EV) use on the rise, the possibility of a fossil fuel future when cars are solar-powered, is drawing ever closer.
Want to hear about electric utes, mopeds, and motorbikes? Did you know you can now rent a classic car, such as a Landrover or VW, converted to EV?
Electric vehicles (EV) are actually not a new concept, they were being developed at the same time as our old friend the combustion engine. But which councils are taking the lead in making the EV transition?
The ALP state candidate for Ballina, Asren Pugh, says new shopping centre car parks in Ballina and Byron shires would be required to include EV charging stations if Labor is elected in March.
According to Forbes magazine ‘petrol prices are expected to increase by 75 per cent over the next 10 years’, when using figures from World Energy Report, 2016. Some car manufacturers dispute this because of anticipated growth in electric vehicles and hybrids. So what are your choices?
Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts Australia’s slow start to the uptake of electric vehicles will quickly morph into a ‘fast finish’ – particularly after the key financial tipping point is reached in 2025.
According to Tritium, an Australian company specialising in fast-chargers, if all Australian cars were electric vehicles their batteries combined would provide some 500 gigawatt hours of stored electricity.
UK-based billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is looking to buy equipment from and use part of the old Holden factory in South Australia to create an electric vehicle production line in what would be a remarkable transformation of Australia’s car industry and... Read More →
Tweed and Byron shires are set to pave the way for the future of electric vehicles in the region, looking into ways of facilitating them by setting up a regional network of fast-charge stations.
Peter Finch, Byron Bay Tramlink. The Echonetdaily article on Friday (April 15) was timely. Australia could lead the world in solar-powered electric vehicles, although the headline is a bit of a misnomer because the vehicles we currently know and use cannot be directly powered by the sun.
‘It’s time to join the revolution.’ That was the message delivered by leading investment bank UBS in a note to clients that predicted investment in electric vehicles, rooftop solar and battery storage would trigger a massive revolution in the energy industry.
Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby. I am looking for Jesus... well at least those of you who resonate with the idea of taking on some risk for the sake of our children and many future generations.