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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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Three Teslas and a Leaf

“How far does it go on a charge?  How do you charge it?  How much does it cost to buy?”  These are the most common questions we get asked about electric cars when we put them on display.  Last Sunday, … 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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Cars, glorious cars… all of them electric ♩ ♫ ♩ ♩

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What a great day, getting to talk to members of the public about one of my favourite subjects, electric cars!  It is always a treat to meet other EV drivers, as they are still a rare breed.  There was a … Continue reading

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Taking the Electric Car Plunge – 6 Weeks Driving Nissan Leaf EV

We took the plunge six weeks ago, and bought a Nissan Leaf electric car.  In brief: super quiet races up hills much more easily than a petrol car zippy acceleration many fancy tech features – still learning how to use … Continue reading

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Electric Cars: a practical choice in Australia?

 I’ve become quite intrigued by the new generation of electric cars that have appeared over the last few years, and although only a small number have been sold in Australia, internationally they are becoming more popular.  During late 2014, two … Continue reading

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