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Australian company launches 'world-first' electric car charging technology
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23rd May 2020
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Australian company launches 'world-first' electric car charging technology

A Brisbane-based company has become the first charging provider to develop technology that will allow electric car owners to access all public charging stations from any brand or provider without the need for credit cards or multiple accounts.
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Susannah Guthrie
Jamiroquai front man’s rare BMWs to be auctioned this weekend
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22nd May 2020
1 min read

Jamiroquai front man’s rare BMWs to be auctioned this weekend

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here Jay Kay – the lead man of English band Jamiroquai – will have three BMWs from his personal collection go under the hammer in the UK tonight. The BMWs will be part of an auction of 86 rare and exotic cars held at England’s Silverstone circuit. The event will be held online in response to COVID-19 restrictions.
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Liam Murphy
Is there an electric Jeep Wrangler on the horizon?
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21st May 2020
2 min read

Is there an electric Jeep Wrangler on the horizon?

Plans for an electric Jeep Wrangler are still under wraps, but the off-load icon appears to be edging closer to a battery-powered model. A senior Jeep executive believes electrification could even make for a better Wrangler – and the option is probably inevitable. “I truly believe that if we do an electric Wrangler, sometime in the future, that would actually be a better Wrangler,” said Mark Allen, the Detroit-based design boss at Jeep, during a video conference with CarAdvice this week.
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Rob Margeit
10 electric utes on the horizon
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20th May 2020
5 min read

10 electric utes on the horizon

The electrification revolution has made its way through hatchbacks to sedans and SUVs and now it has its sights set firmly on a new frontier: utes. As with most automotive industry showdowns, it was Tesla that kicked off this sparring match with its not-so-bulletproof Cybertruck, releasing a video showing the all-wheel-drive, all-electric pickup tugging a Ford F-150 up a hill.
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Susannah Guthrie
Tesla completes site preparations for Berlin gigafactory
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20th May 2020
1 min read

Tesla completes site preparations for Berlin gigafactory

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here US electric car specialist Tesla appears to have completed site preparations for its Berlin ‘gigafactory’ production facility, according to a new video. Aerial drone footage captured by YouTuber ‘Tesla Kid Grünheide’ (video at bottom of story), shows cleared land and access roads carved out of the 300 hectare site just outside Berlin. Industrial ‘pile drivers’ are also visible on-site, suggesting that preparation of building foundations may commence soon.
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Liam Murphy