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Australia to Build Electric Highway Along Great Barrier Reef

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 […]

August 7th

Mark Webber Goes Out On Top

Australia’s Mark Webber has retired from motor racing after a long and successful career in Formula One and endurance racing. He was the consummate sportsman at all times and a credit to his country. He will be missed.

November 22nd

EV Early Adopters — Who Are You?

In our third article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into who the respondents of the surveys were. Given that our readers were primarily the respondents, this is basically a look at who you are. One of the four surveys was directed only […]

January 25th

Country Comparison: Electric Car Incentives & Electric Car Market Share

Originally published on EV Obsession. Incentives are an interesting thing. Sometimes, the ones you think will work the best don’t work too well. Sometimes, ones you don’t think will have as much effect end up having a huge effect. Sometimes, incentives work great with one population but don’t work so well with another population. Electric car […]

September 24th

IMF: G20 Countries Paying Trillions In Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Ah, society — takes us decades to turn a simple, life-saving corner. Subsidizing fossil fuels in the 21st century has got to be one of the dumbest things society has ever done… (and we’ve done a lot of dumb things). We have cheaper alternatives that don’t kill us and cause all kinds of health problems […]

August 6th

Australia Losing Millions ($$$) From Slow Electric Car Transition

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 […]

July 31st