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    Australian smart charging trial prepares for EV growth

    Australian smart charging trial prepares for EV growth - ARENAWIRE
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    Sydney buses going electric!

    I stumbled on this tonight and thought others here may be interested. New bus contracts to drive improved services | Transport for NSW This is great news! I have thought for some time the easiest way for governments to drive the uptake/education of EV’s is to switch to electric buses. I hope...
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    AUS NTC light vehicle emissions report for 2018 - 1005 Tesla down from 1300 in 2017

    NTC - National Transport Commission Full Report https://www.ntc.gov.au/Media/Reports/(B9379F11-FBF2-513A-5295-BE5799B38CE6).pdf
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    Evie EV charging networks

    Looking forward to these opening! ARENA commits to $15M to Evie Networks to enable affordable electric vehicles and build market confidence - Evie Networks Ultra fast highway charging network for electric vehicles - Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Strange that cost is so high given...
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    QLD Registration Data

    I found this dataset for QLD, it seems to have been updated 3 months ago and due to be updated soon. Will be interesting to see the model 3 details New vehicle registrations—by year - Data | Queensland Government...
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    NTC seeks feedback on the safe operation of automated vehicles while on road

    Just found this, not sure if anyone is interested in following this as it will possibly affect autopilot in Australia. NTC - National Transport Commission NTC seeks feedback on the safe operation of automated vehicles while on road 1 July 2019 The National Transport Commission (NTC) today...
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    EV fast-charging network to roll-out in Australia after funding boost

    EV fast-charging network to roll-out in Australia after funding boost 42 sites, each with a minimum of two 350kW fast chargers “That all adds up to about $1 million a site,” adds Mills. “So that initial investment (of $7 million), that gets us going. Great to see more chargers especially...
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    NRMA fast charging network

    NRMA to build EV fast charging network | The NRMA $10 million for 40 chargers (~$250K each) seems like a lot, any idea what WA, QLD or SA works out as? I don’t think Tesla superchargers cost this much but they put more chargers per site which must be cheaper. Edit: related report...
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    Webcast for Elon at IAC 2pm ACST Friday 29th

    For anyone interested in watching live and will probably be available afterwards as well. OTV-5 MISSION | SpaceX Or direct YouTube link Text from webcast page “MAKING LIFE MULTIPLANETARY This week at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, SpaceX CEO and Lead...
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    Supercharger-Adelaide (SA)

    Adelaide is now on the Tesla supercharger map, not sure if this is a placeholder or the actual location? 34°55'39.8"S 138°35'45.4"E Find Us | Tesla Australia Amazing what happens when the CEO is coming to town 3 times in one year! ;) TAS could be the only state without a supercharger by the...
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    Article: How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?

    Not sure if anyone here can contribute to this. How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?
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    Supercharger - Coffs Harbour

    this is from the Tesla website and came up in a Tesla RSS feed I still follow. It is not showing on the main maps, can anyone confirm it shows in a car or better yet go past. Looks similar to Euroa so possibly a skid. Find Us | Tesla For some reason this does not centre correct but when I find...
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    Autopilot to improve factory efficiency?

    i read this article and thought that Tesla must have a major efficiency game for model 3 with less drivers needed to test and move cars around Tesla facilities given AP2 can automate much of this. Would still need someone for part of the QA testing (human ears for checking for noises) but almost...
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    Australian electric road trip.

    For those not near the current retail locations. The Electric Road Trip Here's Where Tesla's Electric Road Trip Will Stop In Australia http://feeds.gizmodo.com.au/~/164430768/0/gizmodoaustralia~Heres-Where-Teslas-Electric-Road-Trip-Will-Stop-In-Australia/
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    BYD EV E6 to launch in Aus.

    Good to see some competition, I wish they could launch a 7 seater. Hope they are successful and go ahead with a charging network but if the focus is commercial they may not hit freeways like Tesla. BYD E6 electric vehicle now available in Australia, more models coming | CarAdvice
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    Powerwall in Australia

    Updates on Powerwall in AU in some articles below, I assume some TMC members will be early adopters and I am very interested to get any updates... I want to get powerwall+PV and a model 3 or if I win lotto a model X, unfortunately the AU x-rate has probably killed the x dream;-(...
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    Obama Clean Energy Plan health benfits

    I noticed this graphic and was interested as I have often thought the same things about Tesla and EVs in general. That is that the benefits to the health budget should offset quite large concessions to move to electric vehicles. The numbers below are based on powerplant polution reduction but...
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    NRMA- why everyone is talking Tesla

    An interesting article from NRMA, hopefully there will be more next issue. Also several mentions of other hybrid, PHEV, and the i3 in the issue.

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