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Video: Yamaha opens order books for new electric motor prototypes
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29th Jul 2020
1 min read

Video: Yamaha opens order books for new electric motor prototypes

Yamaha is now taking orders for prototype versions of its electric crate motor offering. The brand explains that it has created two motors. One is a 35kW output motor designed for motorcycles and light mobility equipment, and the other is a 150kW motor intended for electric car applications. Before you attempt to place an order, bear in mind that Yamaha's solution is geared to cater for other large manufactures and big businesses.
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Justin Narayan
Victoria and Queensland join NSW with mobile phone detection cameras
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26th Jul 2020
3 min read

Victoria and Queensland join NSW with mobile phone detection cameras

Queensland and Victoria will roll out mobile phone detection cameras this week – five months after NSW began using the technology to issue fines. It means the three Australian states with the biggest populations – and the most drivers – will have cameras to catch people using a mobile phone while behind the wheel. Authorities in other states are also expected to eventually roll out the technology, but are yet to announce their trials.
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Joshua Dowling
Cadillac reveals massive digital display in its upcoming electric SUV
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21st Jul 2020
3 min read

Cadillac reveals massive digital display in its upcoming electric SUV

General Motors has shared the first photo from inside the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV, revealing a whopping 33-inch, or 83cm, digital dashboard display. The display consists of a single piece of curved glass which is five inches (12.7cm) tall and divided into three key zones – although it can be transformed into one single, uninterrupted display when the vehicle is stopped.
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Susannah Guthrie
Apple iPhone Digital Key will soon be able to unlock your car
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22nd Jun 2020
2 min read

Apple iPhone Digital Key will soon be able to unlock your car

Apple iPhone users will soon be able to lock, unlock and start their car using the smartphone’s near-field sensor technology and a new app called Digital Key. The tech giant announced overnight that its latest devices with the near-field sensor technology will be able to lock and unlock certain BMW cars by ‘tapping’ or positioning their phone near the front door handles. Once inside the car, the same technology will start the car at the press of a button.
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Joshua Dowling
Australian company launches 'world-first' electric car charging technology
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23rd May 2020
4 min read

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