Here They Come — The Electric Orchestra Getting Ready To Play In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:13:08 +0000

If I was sitting in the front row waiting for an orchestral concert, I would be listening to the players tuning up. At first, it would be a cacophony of sounds, gradually resolving into notes, and then silence. As the conductor raised his arms, there would be silence, and then beautiful music. Watching the EV […]

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Electric Vehicles Getting Ready To Rocket In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:43:59 +0000

The Australian EV Council (EVC) has moved its reporting schedule from once a year to twice a year. The EV landscape is changing so fast that they need to report more often. The current report highlights that more EVs have been sold in the Australian vehicle market in the last 6 months than in the […]

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Queensland’s Ambitious Actions to Tackle Climate Change

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 05:34:50 +0000

The Sunshine State has set some ambitious targets in its efforts to go renewable. The state government target is 50% by 2030. RenewEconomy’s live feed indicates that as of 12 noon, the state is living up to its nickname, with 30% of its electricity coming from the sun. Still in the pipeline are wind farms […]

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Ironic: Australia Is Source Of Much Of Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel, Yet Hardly Buys Any EVs

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 00:00:57 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris Among the world’s wealthy countries, Australia is one of the least EV-friendly. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s 2019 comments that characterized EVs as a threat to Australians’ way of life seem to have set the tone for Australia’s hands-off EV policy ever since — the market share of EVs in the […]

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GM Has A Plan To Encourage Australians To Switch To Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 20:02:22 +0000

General Motors may be having a bit of a challenge in Australia as it tries to convince its market there to make the switch to electric vehicles. The Brisbane Times notes that people are refusing to even sit in a Tesla that a coal-miner-turned-activist is using to help break down barriers around electric vehicles. Although […]

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Australia’s New Tax On EVs Is Pretty Much A “Clean Air Tax” — That’s F***ed Up

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 04:17:33 +0000

Australia is taxing consumers who refuse to burn fossil fuels, according to Renew Economy. First, it was the carbon price that was world-leading — then trashed to please those who think climate change is a hoax. Then there was the possibility of introducing

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Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm On Australia’s Electric Vehicle Future (Video)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 04:18:26 +0000

The US is far from the only country that has backwards-looking policies in regard to electric vehicles. Robyn Denholm, who became the Chair of Tesla’s board in 2018 after the SEC forced Elon Musk to relinquish the position, recently expressed disappointment about the politics of EVs in her native Australia

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Australia Electric Vehicle Sales & Interest Soaring With Tesla Model 3 Arrival

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 03:30:38 +0000

Consumer interest in electric vehicles is rapidly growing Down Under. The latest report from Aussie EV industry group the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) describes major increases in the number of consumers that are researching and/or considering buying EVs

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