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Archive for September 2017

Audi unveil their all new e-tron FE04 electric race car ahead of the upcoming Formula E season

Audi unveiled their new all-electric race car ahead of the upcoming Formula E season at an event in Neuberg, Germany on Wednesday night (27/9/17). The Audi e-tron FE04 mirrors the company’s transformation from a classic automobile manufacturer to a forward-thinking electric mobility provider. At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi committed to having more than 20…

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James Dyson has announced that they’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to launch in 2020.

When James Dyson, the inventor of the Dyson Vacuum Cleaner, announced to his company employees that they are working on an electric vehicle it’s certainly interesting news. But when he also announces that Dyson is investing $3.5 billion AUD, currently have a team over 400 strong that combines top Dyson engineers with talented individuals from…

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A new fast Electric Vehicle Charging Station opens in the Adelaide CBD. Plans to install a further 25 stations by mid-2018.

The City of Adelaide and Government of South Australia have opened a new fast direct current (DC) Electric Vehicle Charging Hub in Adelaide CBD yesterday afternoon. In a first of its kind in South Australia, the new facility based at Adelaide’s Central Market Precinct is now home to eight fast-charging stations, with an additional 11…

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The all-new Audi Q7 e-tron quattro will arrive in Australia in January 2018

The all-new Audi Q7 e-tron quattro will arrive in Australia in January 2018. The latest addition to the award-winning Q7 range and Audi e-tron ranks brings the brand’s ground-breaking hybrid technology into the large SUV segment. It combines the outstanding luxury, accommodation and practicality of the Audi Q7, with the extraordinary efficiency of hybrid technology.…

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BYD expands Electric Bus Fleet to Brisbane Airport

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD recently announced the expansion of its fleet of pure electric buses to Brisbane airport after its successful launch at Australia’s busiest airport in Sydney. The fleet of eleven 12-meter BYD electric buses will be fully operational in February 2018 as a shuttle service between the airport’s domestic and international terminals.…

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Elaphe Propulsion Technologies shows off high-performance In-Wheel Motors for EVs

Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Ltd, a European technology company & leading developer and supplier of in-wheel electric propulsion for battery-electric vehicles, recently announced a working demonstrator vehicle powered by one of the most powerful in-wheel direct-drives in the world. The BMW X6-based electric propulsion testing platform uses 4 Elaphe™ L-type motors mounted inside the wheels, has…

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to launch 12 zero-emission electric vehicles by 2022 in €10 billion plan

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced today they plan to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms, powertrains & new technologies under the banner of Alliance 2022. Their new six-year plan is designed to achieve the following objectives: – More than 9 million vehicles to share four common platforms – Proportion of common powertrains…

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