Last week, the Australian government has revealed plans to build a new, 1800 kilometer-long electric highway on coastal roads running along the Great Barrier Reef. featuring free EV charging stations. The project is an effort to promote EVs in Australia as countries like Britain and France move to completely ban the sales of diesel and […]
Tesla has opened a new pop-up showroom inside the Myer department store in Melbourne, Australia. Myer is the largest merchandiser in the country.
“All politics is local,” said former US Speaker of the House, TIP O’Neill. Nothing could illustrate the difference politics can make than the contrast between policies that promote EV use in Norway and the United Arab Emirates versus the lack of such policies in Australia. Politicians in Norway and the UAE hav e their eyes […]
Cars and trucks in Australia are the same but different from their American cousins. Economics and culture account for much of the differences.
Photos of an antique car show in Dee Why, Australia on Australia Day adjacent to what may be one of the most beautiful beached in the world.
Tesla has opened its first stand-alone sales facility in Australia inside the prestigious Martin Place shopping mall in Sydney. Like all Tesla facilities, its design is stunning.
Sub-Orbital Pty of Woolongong, Australia has unveiled a Y-9 tri-turbo engine so efficient it is cheaper to operate than an Nissan LEAF. The company will fund development on Kickstarter.
Did Mercedes dominance continue, or was it all luck that brought Rosberg and Hamilton home at all? This is how the Australian GP ended up!
The first qualifying session of 2016 was a complete disaster- it was so bad, it actually stole the headlines from the historic results!
Australian start-up EVX Ventures will debut a solar car at the SEMA 2015 show this fall. It is also bringing a plug-in hybrid retrofit kit and regen shocks.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Cynthia Shahan Australia, where the Labor Party is pledging to attempt 50% electricity from renewables by 2030, also recently got Tesla stores. Miss Phryne Fisher would surely be driving a Tesla Model S P90DL to ensure being first at the crime scene she is investigating in Melbourne, if she was in service today instead of in 1928. […]
A new report has found that Australia is set to lose about $350 million over the next 20 years from not having many incentives stimulating a faster shift to electric cars. Currently, just about 1,000 electric cars are driving the road in Australia (or 0.01% of the market), and policymakers aren’t doing much to speed […]
There aren’t many places left in the world where one can escape the all-seeing eye of government surveillance programs and speed limits. Even the famous Autobahn has had to impose restrictions on speed as cars have become faster and faster. Yet there are still places, few and far between, where one can wring out every […]
No surprises up front: it’s Hamilton in a Mercedes. Behind him, though? Plenty of exciting stuff to kick off an all new season of F1 at the Australian GP!
The day has arrived for the Tesla Model S to officially launch in the Land Down Under, along with a Supercharger network along Australia’s east coast.
Tesla is preparing to launch the Model S in Australia, with a plan to power its Supercharger stations with solar and tap into the local engineering talent.
Ricciardo disqualified. That’s sure to be a popular search term in the coming hours, but why he was disqualified may not be clear. Here’s what happened.
UPDATE: FIA final ruling has disqualified Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull from the 2014 Australian GP Results, shuffling the grid and giving McLaren Mercedes a hard earned 2-3 finish!
The 2014 season of F1 is on, and it’ll be a season packed with surprises and power slides if the Australian GP qualifying results are anything to go by!
While many areas of America aren’t suited to the limited range and lack of charging infrastructure, it is nothing in comparison to Australia’s outback, where there could be hundreds of miles between filling stations. But even in Australia, DIYers and small shops are converting old cars into short-range EVs as petrol prices continue to rise.