Panasonic Strikes Battery Minerals Deal In Canada

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 18:30:14 +0000

Rare earth minerals and other battery materials are crucial for global politics. As this article explains, China’s power over the worlds clean technology advancements and medical progress came to a head in 2010 when it cut off supplies to Japan. This ultimately left Japan defenseless, and with no choice but to cave on the border […]

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Taxes on EVs Cut, Incentives Added in Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 07:57:55 +0000

Import tariffs and the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) will be cut on electric vehicles costing below $84,000 (AUD) in Australia. It is an exciting time to be watching the surge in EV ownership taking place as Labor makes good on its election promises. Taxes on EVs cut, incentives added — the electric future is bright. […]

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire Conquers Nullarbor

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 23:57:42 +0000

Livewire Conquers NullarborWhat do you do to scratch that itch for challenge and adventure? After his epic journey from Sydney, New South Wales, to Cape Tribulation in Northern Queensland, Ed Darmanin decided to ride his Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle across the Nullarbor Plain from Perth to Sydney. Here are some highlights of the story they told to me […]

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Can Electric Vehicles Revive the Great Aussie Road Trip? Part One

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 05:40:59 +0000

As petrol and diesel race each other to $2.50 a litre, electric vehicle drivers do not have to worry about the cost of their driving. We have just returned from a 3,600 kilometre great Aussie road trip which cost us about $200 in fuel … $50 on Chargefox and $150 on Tesla. Taking a slow […]

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How Many Kids Can You Fit In A Tesla Model 3?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 14:59:35 +0000

How many kids can you fit in a Tesla 3?Yesterday, Majella, Tess, and I were invited to be part of the Cedar Creek Primary School Eco-Festival Day. Tess was a hit. While I did the boring part of explaining what a megatrend was and letting students, parents, and teachers know how many electric vehicles were being sold around the world, Majella had the fun […]

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‘Largest’ Floating Offshore Wind Farm Comes Online in North Sea

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:39:15 +0000

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An installation that at present is considered the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm has produced its first power, providing electricity for oil and gas exploration operations in the North Sea. Hywind Tampen on Nov. 13 began powering Equinor’s drilling at the Gullfaks oil and gas field. The wind farm is located about 87 miles […]

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Volvo Australia To Sell Only Electric Cars By 2026

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 18:00:59 +0000

Many global car manufacturing brands have made the commitment to switch to electric vehicles by 2030. This commitment to zero emissions by 2030 highlights the eagerness of car manufacturing brands to do their part in fighting climate change. Volvo Group is one of the car-manufacturing brands that has made that 2030 commitment. But in a […]

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Motor Traders Association of Queensland Trains Mechanics for New EV Era

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 17:39:56 +0000

Motor Traders Association of QueenslandThe Motor Traders Association of Queensland (MTAQ) is the peak body representing over 1500 businesses across Queensland. I spoke recently with Rod Camm Group Chief Executive about the challenges and opportunities for Australia and particularly automotive workers in this time of transition to electric vehicles. Rod is from the skills industry and comes from a […]

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Solar Powering South Australia Completely For Several Hours A Day

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:10:14 +0000

A week ago, all of the electricity demand in South Australia was met by solar — rooftop and utility — from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. That’s six hours of free power from the sun. Sometime this year (remember, we in the antipodes are heading into summer) all operational demand being met by renewables may […]

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“Deploy!” Says Beyond Zero Emissions

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 03:58:33 +0000

One Earth climate solutions electric vehicles solar powerThe latest report from Beyond Zero Emissions says we have the technology to cut our emissions as deeply as 80%, all we need to do is deploy. Dive into Beyond Zero Emissions’ vision is for a prosperous zero emissions Australia for more details beyond what we’re covering here. The new federal Labour government has passed […]

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