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ZBee EV coming to Sunshine Coast

I’m organising another electric vehicle display for the 2017 World Environment Day Festival on June 4th at Maroochydore.  An amazing three-wheeled electric vehicle is going to be on display, the ZBee from Sweden.  They will be launched in Brisbane onto the … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicle Report Launch

  Climate change/renewable energy think tank Beyond Zero Emissions chose the University of Queensland to launch their Electric Vehicle Report, which lays out how Australia can change most cars and all buses to being electric over the next 10 years. … Continue reading

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Solar Supercharge: Part 1, electric car display

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As part of the Solar Supercharge conference in Brisbane on Feb 13th-15th, there was an electric car display.  I met some more electric car drivers, including Les (Lesmando from the OzLeaf list), and Mark Talloen, who has written about driving his … Continue reading

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EnergyCut – John Dee

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to see John Dee speak at the CleanTech Connect event on the Sunshine Coast.  He has achieved several very practical environmental improvements in Australia.  For example, he initiated the three-year phasing out of energy-hogging incandescent … Continue reading

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Electric car dreams: test driving the BMW i3

We went for a test drive in Brisbane on Saturday, and came away totally dazzled – by the BMW dealership (great coffee, valet parking), the sales service (knowledgeable, enthusiastic, but not pushy), and mostly the car, just wow.   It looks … Continue reading

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First “in-the-flesh” electric car sighting

 Recently, at the World Environment Day at SC Uni, I spotted this I-miev electric car on display. There are a handful of electric cars on the coast, but I’d never actually seen one before, other than online. Unfortunately, the bonnet … Continue reading

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