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First public hydrogen refuelling station set to power government vehicles

AGL energy subsidiary ActewAGL has opened Australia's first public hydrogen vehicle refuelling station. Located in Fyshwick just outside of the Canberra CBD, the station produces its own hydrogen gas on-site by capturing rainwater and using specialist equipment to create the fuel – powered by 100 per cent renewable energy...

Electric vehicle sales have doubled so far this year

Official new car sales data released today shows 558 electric vehicles were reported as sold during January and February of 2021, an increase of 105.1 per cent over the same months last year. The increase could be higher if Tesla sales were included in official data. Although Tesla has been selling cars in Australia since 2014, it does not provide monthly sales updates...

Gallery: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 made its official debut this week, with retro-inspired styling and up to 480km of all-electric range. While you can catch full details on Hyundai's new EV here, check out the gallery below for an in-depth look at the ground-up electric SUV's styling! MORE: 2022 HYUNDAI IONIQ 5 REVEALED MORE: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N rendered MORE: Ioniq 5 news stories MORE: Everything Hyundai   And some renders of a potential 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N...

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N rendered: Imagining where Hyundai can take its new electric SUV

Hyundai’s new Ioniq 5 electric vehicle (EV) has only just been revealed, giving a first glimpse at what’s to come from the Korean carmaker's dedicated Ioniq EV sub-brand – moving the five-letter badge away from just a single model to a fully-fledged family of zero-emissions vehicles...

Hyundai Ioniq and Kona electric cars could be recalled worldwide due to fire risk – report

Hyundai may need to recall its electric Ioniq and Kona electric cars internationally, following a spate of fires in South Korea. Multiple South Korean news outlets have reported the manufacturer will voluntarily replace batteries in all local examples. However it is not yet clear if this recall will be extended worldwide, including for models sold in Australia...

The unlikely cars reversing the COVID-19 sales slide – the follow-up

In June, we highlighted four model lines that were continuing to perform despite the market downturn. Since that piece went live, the market has ebbed and flowed. Whilst some segments were stimulated by tax incentives, others were held back by stock shortages, production issues, and delayed new product launches. As of the end of year, it has begun to show signs of recovery...

2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 spied testing in Sydney

The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been caught in a Sydney car park. Just days after official teaser images were released of the first all-electric to come from the Hyundai sub-brand, the Ioniq 5 was found recharging at a Zetland electric vehicle charging station. It's understood the Ioniq is undergoing hot weather testing in Australia over the summer months...

2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 teased, February 2021 debut confirmed – UPDATE: New images

UPDATE, 13 January 2021: New teaser images of the 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 have been released this morning, providing our first official look at the production car's design. Those familiar with the 45 EV concept car unveiled in 2019 will find few surprises with the showroom-ready Ioniq 5's design, with the latter retaining the show car's retro-inspired styling and high-riding shape...

2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 powertrain details leaked

Powertrain details of the upcoming 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle have leaked, ahead of its full debut in early 2021. Information published by Hyundai's Austrian arm – and subsequently discovered by The Korean Car Blog – reveals the Ioniq 5 will launch in Europe in limited-run 'First Edition' trim, offered solely with a 58kWh battery enabling a 450km range on the strict WLTP test cycle...

New Zealand Prime Minister adds to her electric-car fleet

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is poised to switch to electric power for her ministerial car, from a BMW 7 Series diesel to an Audi e-Tron. While the NZ government is about to take delivery of three Audi e-Trons for high-ranking politicians and VIP guests, two are expected to be based in the capital Wellington (in the far south of the North Island) – and at least one example is planned to be assigned to Auckland (650km away, in the far north) at Ms Ardern’s home alongside her personal vehicle, a Hyundai Ioniq electric car...

What's in a tank of fuel? The cars with the best (and worst) driving range in Australia

While impressive performance, cool technology and a lower pricepoint can all be guiding forces when buying a new car, it's often other elements – like real-world fuel economy – that actually have the greatest effect on your ownership experience. Once you drive away from the dealership, you'll become less preoccupied with those nifty LED tail-lights and more focussed on how many times you have to hit the petrol station in a single week...