electric vehicle

Fossil fuels and Australian tools: It’s time to go fully electric

Sally Perini has four electric cars, a fully electric ride on mower and a suite of electric tools. And for good reason: One two-stroke leaf blower used for one hour can produce as much hydrocarbons as 150 cars over the same time.

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Peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging network launched in Sydney

Sydney start-up Everty launches P2P platform allowing electric vehicle owners to rent out their parking space, and home charger, to others.

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Brisbane Airport to add fleet of 11 BYD electric buses

Brisbane Airport's inter-terminal shuttle service will be run using 11 BYD electric buses, starting early 2018.

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Ausgrid seeks feedback on EV charging patterns, consumer needs

NSW network operator has launched an "information gathering process" to find out how it can best support EV users – and vice versa.

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Toyota debuts new Prius with rooftop solar option

The 2017 Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle is the first commercially available, mass-produced passenger car to feature an optional solar charging system.

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Byron Shire offers free EV fast charging via Australian made Veefil

Byron Shire Council installs Australian-made Veefil EV fast charger – able to add 50km range in 10 minutes to any make of electric car.

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A Tesla as the family car? Nothing ludicrous about it

Can an all electric vehicle be used as the family run-about? We tested the theory using a Tesla Model S, pretended the price tag was more like a Model 3, and came to these conclusions...

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Tesla chauffeur service set to expand with new high profile investor

Sydney Tesla chauffeur service to add more EVs, expand to Melbourne after tech guru Simon Hackett buys 10% stake.

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Blue Mountains luxury resort adds electric vehicles to the mix

Blue Mountains resort is offering guests use of two BMW electric vehicles, powered by on-site fast charging, as part of the "luxury" experience.

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WA solar installer teams with EV company to offer “complete package”

Infinite Energy says partnership with JET Charge will "complete the picture" for customers, adding EV charging to solar, battery storage and retail electricity offering.

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