Electric

  • MINI hybrid to deliver “go-kart feeling”

    MINI are making their first plug-in hybrid model. This means the power train will be a combination combustion and electric motor system, but drivers will have the option to drive electric-only. The company says the development process for this car has almost been completed and this will be the first time...
  • If you think EV trucks aren’t coming, think again, meet the Mercedes Urban eTruck

    Get ready, things are about to change dramatically for transport and logistics. Mercedes-Benz have just announced Urban eTruck. It’s time to clean up our cities and transporting our goods from warehouse and factories to commercial and residential premises is one of the biggest contributors of pollution, both emissions from the...
  • Sydney Airport goes green with Electric Blu bus

    Today Sydney Airport unveiled the first electric airport bus in Australia. Major airports put through thousands of passengers per day and many of them park in long-term parking, then need to be transported to their terminal. Airports use buses as an efficient transportation method, but their constant back and forward...
  • Germany wants to mandate emissions-free by 2030

    Germany’s Deputy Economy Minister, Rainer Baake recently spoke at an investment forum and outlined the countries path to reduction of carbon dioxide. With transport making up a significant part of CO2 emissions, addressing change in this area will take the country closer to their targets. Baake says in 10 years...
  • Review: Tesla Model S P90D, the stealthy supercar that’s brilliantly easy to drive

    This is the Tesla Model S P90D. It’s the top model from Tesla, with a battery that’s good for around 460km, and it’s Ludicrous mode will activate the dual electric motors to accelerate you like a rollercoaster from 0-100km/h in around 3 seconds. The interior is filled with carbon...
  • Wodonga confirmed as Tesla Supercharger location

    Tesla’s network of Superchargers is growing to include my home town, Wodonga on the border of Victoria and New South Wales. This location will be critical to creating a range achievable drive from Canberra to Melbourne, via Wodonga. Back in December we seen a dot on a map around...
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    Tesla Model S is faster than all these cars

    Overnight, Tesla announced some important changes to their lineup. A new upgrade option for the Model S will introduce a ‘ludicrous’ mode that delivers an upgrade in performance. If the all-electric power wasn’t enough before, it can now propel drivers from 0-60mph (96km/h) in just 2.8 seconds. This extra...
  • Formula E season 2 race calendar announced, still no Australia

    On the back a successful first season, the all-electric Formula E series will be back in 2015/2016 for 11 more races. The new calendar spans 10 cities with London holding two races. The new season starts on October 17th and will run through June/July next year. Alejandro Agag, CEO...
  • 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV cut to just US$22,995

    Mitsubishi Motors are slashing the price of their only all-electric vehicle, the little iMiev. The price cut in the US brings the price down by $6,130 to $22,995. That sticker price  doesn’t include sales tax and on-road costs. Regardless of these caveats the price of the 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV...