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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
Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)
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1st May 2020
3 min read

Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)

As Australian sales of electric cars continue to rise and industry bodies urge the Federal Government to make charging infrastructure a national priority, it appears EVs (electric vehicles) have progressed beyond buzzword status to present-day reality.
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Mercedes-AMG EQS hero electric limo in the works - report
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8th Apr 2020
2 min read

Mercedes-AMG EQS hero electric limo in the works - report

Mercedes-Benz is planning to bestow its luxury electric concept car, the EQS, with an AMG-tuned (programmed?) drive system capable of around 450kW of power, according to a new report. UK outlet Autocar reports the AMG EQS will be the German marque's answer to rivals like the Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan and next-gen Jaguar XJ.
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Susannah Guthrie
Volkswagen's 'Local Hazard Warning' system wins Euro NCAP award
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22nd Mar 2020
2 min read

Volkswagen's 'Local Hazard Warning' system wins Euro NCAP award

Volkswagen's 'Local Hazard Warning' system has become the first piece of technology in almost six years to win a Euro NCAP award, claiming the safety body's ‘Advanced’ award in recognition of its unrealised potential to protect motorists from hazards. The communication system enables Volkswagen cars to warn fellow road users of upcoming road safety risks by transmitting a signal to nearby cars, emergency vehicles and road infrastructure.
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Susannah Guthrie
NSW Net Zero Plan: Targeted electric car incentive strategy revealed
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16th Mar 2020
3 min read

NSW Net Zero Plan: Targeted electric car incentive strategy revealed

The New South Wales government has announced a new plan to fast-track electric car uptake by supporting the rollout of fast-charging infrastructure, incentivising fleet purchases of electric cars and ensuring all new buildings are electric vehicle-ready. The new measures, which were unveiled on March 14, 2020, as part of the first stage in the Berejiklian government's 10-year Net Zero Plan, will contribute to the state's ultimate goal of reaching net zero emissions by 2050.
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Got a MINI? There’s an app for that.
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15th Mar 2020
1 min read

Got a MINI? There’s an app for that.

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James Ward
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15th Mar 2020
1 min read

Got a MINI? There’s an app for that.

MINI 2020
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James Ward