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Sydney Council lays new “green” asphalt roads

Sydney Council lays new “green” asphalt roads

The City of Sydney is implementing a new, more environmentally, asphalt mix which includes recycled printer toner. The technology, called TonerPave, is the world’s first commercia ...

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Hyundai opens Sydney refuelling station

Hyundai opens Sydney refuelling station

Hyundai has taking its fuel cell technology to Australia, with the opening of the country's first hydrogen refuelling station in Sydney. The station, the first of a series the car ...

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Kiwi crowd-funded EV charging unveiled

Kiwi crowd-funded EV charging unveiled

New Zealand’s electric vehicle public charging points could be expanding with the help of a new online crowd-funding campaign. Crowd-funding site charge.net.nz is being developed ...

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Tesla offers test drives at Australian Grand Prix

Tesla offers test drives at Australian Grand Prix

Fancy test driving a Tesla? If you’re planning to visit the 2015 Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne next month, you can watch the super-fast race, and get behind the w ...

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OZ electric bus ready to roll

OZ electric bus ready to roll

An Australian engineering company which has spent a decade developing an electric bus says it is now only 12 months away from taking the vehicle into commercial markets. Varley gr ...

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e-bus cross pollination for Australia

e-bus cross pollination for Australia

Australian bus manufacturer Bustech, a subsidiary of Transit Australia Group has secured the deal with the Malaysian government, which will see e-bus trials in Malaysia by Septemb ...

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Tesla looks for Australian mall space and opens second Japan outlet

Tesla looks for Australian mall space and opens second Japan outlet

Luxury electric vehicle (EV) brand Tesla is inspecting showroom space in Australian shopping malls and has just opened a second Japanese retail showroom in Osaka. Tesla is current ...

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Australian entrepreneur buys into graphite

Australian entrepreneur buys into graphite

Australian internet entrepreneur and electric vehicle enthusiast Simon Hackett has invested $1.5 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of Oakdale Resources graphite mine. Gr ...

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Hybrid trucks to increase Australia’s largest fleet

Hybrid trucks to increase Australia’s largest fleet

Australia's largest hybrid truck fleet is set to expand with TNT Australia announcing an addition of another 24 trucks and bringing its fleet total to 54. TNT purchased 30 hybrid ...

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Radical SR8 EV creates world record

Radical SR8 EV creates world record

An Australian electric vehicle (EV) has made history in Australia, and possibly the world, winning a sanctioned race event against petrol powered racing vehicles not once, but in ...

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