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Displaying items by tag: Electric car

The value of bitcoin is likely to fall in coming days after Tesla owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday that the electric car manufacturer would no longer use the digital currency in its transactions.

Published in Market

With a 400-strong team developing the vehicle on Dyson’s Campus at Hullavington Airfield, UK, and a "purpose-built production manufacturing facility in Singapore confirmed and due for completion in 2020", the Dyson car is coming.

Published in Home Tech

The electric vehicle is "one of four themes, along with the connected car, autonomous driving technology and transport-as-a-service, that is disrupting the legacy automotive industry", according a new report.

Published in Development

If there's one thing about Dyson's technology, it's some of the very best you can get, with vacuums that suck, blowers that blow, dryers that dry and soon, cars that drive electrically with a £2 billion investment to make it happen!

Published in Home Tech

Although Apple does supply CarPlay to automakers, the crunch will surely come when Apple launches its own actual car, as these domains suggest will one day happen.

Published in Automotive

Forget Ford’s Model T, Tesla’s Model S smart electric car will have its machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity electrified by Telstra’s mobile network.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:49

UNSW racing to break more world records

Sydney's UNSW are not slowing down at breaking records, today announcing a team of engineering students has been officially recognised as the new world record holders for the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres.

Published in Energy
Friday, 22 October 2010 10:01

Australia's first mass produced electric car

Introducing i-MiEV and Welcome to Tomorrow.

Welcome to Tomorrow is a digital city of the future created to introduce Australia's first volume-production electric vehicle, the i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle).
Published in Energy
An electric smart home that's a cross between 'The Jetsons' and 'Big Brother' is being trialled in the Australian state of New South Wales, and the state government - and they want you and your family to apply!
Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 04 November 2009 07:39

Electrifying drive sets new energy benchmark

Internode managing director, Simon Hackett, has driven the world’s first fully-electric production supercar 3000 kilometres from Darwin to Adelaide at a cost of $126.11, or four cents a kilometre, and equal to fuel use of 1.6 litres per 100 kilometres.

Published in Energy
Internode managing director and passionate electric car advocate, Simon Hackett, has smashed the world distance record for an electric vehicle by driving his Tesla Roadster more than 500 kilometres in the inaugural Global Green Challenge.

Published in Energy
Tuesday, 27 October 2009 13:46

CSIRO hybrid plugs into the future

The CSIRO and energy distributor, SP AustNet, have started a three-month road trial of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which could one day end up in every Australian driveway, after modification of the car using a US-developed conversion kit at the CSIRO’s laboratories in the Melbourne suburb of Clayton.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 16 August 2009 10:15

CSIRO powering up in US market

The Australian-invented UltraBattery is set for accelerated development in the United States with the US Government awarding a grant of $US32.5 million to manufacturer East Penn to produce the battery.

Published in Energy
Even though the global economy is in a financial downturn, Tesla Motors is continuing with its plans to produce an all-electric car in the United States. Its slick, seven-seat Tesla Model S was unveiled in California.

Published in Energy
With lithium ion battery technologies being advanced, designed and manufactured in Asia, a new US “alliance” of “leading US battery and advanced materials companies” and “one of the country’s largest national laboratories” is being formed to ensure advanced batteries are designed and manufactured in the US, so US companies aren’t dependent on foreigners.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Thursday, 04 December 2008 06:49

Hawaii becoming a Better Place to drive green

Hawaiian governor Linda Lingle announced that the state will coordinate Better Place car battery exchange stations for electric vehicles on its islands. If Hawaii is pursuing such green driving practices, why aren’t the other U.S. states doing it, too? Actually, California is!

Published in Energy
The man once touted as the next CEO of SAP Shai Agassi has forged agreements between his company, Better Place, Australian utility heavyweight AGL Energy and the financial advisory arm of Macquarie Group, to launch a AUD$1 billion electric car infrastructure project in Australia.

Published in Energy
Like most drivers these days, I've been exploring options for cutting costs which still enable me to run a car. It has been a surprise to discover that the Australian Government elected last year partially on its green credentials is actually more friendly to big oil than alternative energy.

Published in Beerfiles
Monday, 28 April 2008 08:59

Where's my electric Bambino, dude?

The Fiat 500, said to be ‘car of the year’ in the UK, is as cute as a button – just like it was back in 1957, when it first appeared. But where’s the electric version that would make this car glide, instead of sputter?

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Looks like GPS satnav systems will keep on expanding their usefulness to drivers, not only providing mapping, traffic information, red light and speed camera alerts and accident black spots – but now altering drivers to crime hotspots too... at least in Japan, thanks to Honda.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
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