Ausgrid Proposed Tariffs Could Make EVs More Expensive Than Petrol

a gold-plating charger

Ausgrid wants to gold-plate the fast charger tariffs on its network…

The EV Council has warned the Australia Energy Regulator (AER) that Ausgrid’s current regulatory proposal offers a tariff structure that would push up the price of public chargers. [Read more…]

Australia Needs To Electrify Its Heavy Vehicles ASAP, Says Adiona Tech

Australian traffic and trucks

While the consumer switch to EVs is accelerating, logistics software company Adiona Tech says the electrifying Australia’s truck fleet offers a much greater decarbonisation opportunity. [Read more…]

One Month: Time Between Tesla Lowering EV Prices & Raising Them

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One month after lowering their EV prices in Australia, Tesla has bounced them up again and added $400 to all Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles.  [Read more…]

Are EVs Worth It In Australia? Let The Numbers Decide, With Our Free, Nerdy Excel Tool

Total Cost of Ownership: EV vs ICE

Unsure if EVs are the right fit for you? We’ve got you covered. This article presents an advanced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and emissions calculator to compare EVs and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, available via a link at the end. And yes, we’re talking about emissions too! After all, that’s what kick-started the EV revolution. But for those focused on the bottom line, fear not – this calculator mostly focuses on dollars. [Read more…]

$6,000 QLD EV Rebate: You May Be Better Off Without It

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Crikey! $6,000 Off EVs In QLD!

Good news for banana benders wanting to own an EV.  The Queensland Government has increased their state’s rebate for new electric vehicles from $3,000 to $6,000.  But that’s not the only good news.  Their announcement contains three juicy bursts of electric mobility goodness: [Read more…]

Australians Pay $4,000 Less Than Americans For Tesla Model 3 RWD

An AI generated Model3 in the Aussie Outback

Image Credit: MidJourney/Finn

In good news for Americans: Tesla cut electric car prices yesterday. In good news for Australians, we’re still paying less than Americans for the cheapest Model 3 (excluding government charges or incentives).

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2023 Fully Charged Sydney Review: EV Nerds & Newbies Unite!

Fully Charge Live Sydney review

I just spent all weekend in Sydney at Fully Charged Live; an electric vehicle show. That means electric cars, motorbikes, bikes, scooters, vans, buses, conversions and race cars.

Was it any good? What did I learn? Should you go next year? Read on to find out! [Read more…]

Ultimate Guide To The Fully Charged Show Sydney

Fully Charged Live - Sydney 2023

This weekend (11/12 March), a big EV show is happening at the ICC in Darling Harbour, Sydney. It’s called Fully Charged Live and is run by the Fully Charged YouTube channel, which is about to hit a million subscribers and does a great job of getting people excited about electric cars and clean energy. [Read more…]

What Rob & Sally Learned Driving A Tesla 9,630km Through The Aussie Outback

Driving across Australia in an EV

Rob and Sally needed a holiday, so they jumped in their EV and drove from Sydney to Perth – and back again. [Read more…]

Zen And The Art Of Smart Motorcycle Charging

Charging a Harley Davidson Livewire Electric Motorbike

This year I celebrate ten years of electric motorcycle ownership and am currently the proud owner of a Harley Davidson Livewire.

I’ve always had solar to help keep energy costs down and benefited from free charging in many places while out and about. On average, I’ve saved around $3,000 a year, mostly from avoided petrol costs – so I’m now around $30,000 ahead over the last decade. The sun has paid for an electric motorcycle! [Read more…]

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