Two Foton Mobility Hydrogen City buses arrive for Transit Systems Australia

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Foton Mobility and Transit Systems Australia announced the arrival of two hydrogen fuel cell buses. Foton Mobility Australia is the sole distributor of Foton New Energy vehicles in Australia. Australia Bus China Engines Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota Australia President and CEO Matthew Callachor said the Toyota Hydrogen Center was built to showcase the benefits of hydrogen fuel cell technology as part of its commitment to developing sustainable technologies for future mobility and energy needs.

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Woodside, 6 Japanese partners to conduct feasibility study on lower-emissions ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan

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signed a joint research agreement under which they will jointly conduct a feasibility study (Phase 2) on the establishment of a lower-emissions fuel ammonia supply chain from Australia to Japan. Ammonia Australia Japan Market Background

Transit Systems adding two Australia-built hydrogen buses to Victoria’s Zero-Emission Bus Trial

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Transit Systems VIC, part of Kelsian Group, Australia’s largest integrated marine, tourism and transport company, is adding two Australian-built hydrogen fuel cell buses to the fleet as part of the Victorian Government’s three-year Zero Emissions Bus Trial. Australia Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Mitsubishi Fuso to deliver 20 eCanter trucks to Australia Post

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation will deliver 20 units of the all-electric eCanter truck to the Australia Post fleet. In October, Australia Post will become the first local customer to integrate the electric light-duty truck into its daily operations.

Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia

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Tesla sales ticked up in state of South Australia during August 2022, including 26 new Model Ys. The post Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News EV Sales EV sales south australia Tesla

Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing

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Minister for climate change and energy Chris Bowen hints that Australia will pave the way for domestic electric vehicle and battery manufacturing. The post Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing appeared first on The Driven.

H2OzBus project to deploy 100 fuel cell buses across Australia

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The partners have signed a memorandum of understanding as a further step in evaluating and demonstrating the concept of hydrogen fuel cell electric buses for use in public bus transport in Australia. The consortium will collaborate on a project to further investigate deploying an initial 100 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses in cities across Australia in Phase 1, with the intention to use this as a seed for more widespread roll-out. Australia Bus Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Australia’s ARENA opens $70M hydrogen deployment funding round

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On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has opened the $70-million Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round to help fast track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia. As announced in November last year, the funding round is expected to play a significant role in supporting commercial-scale deployments of renewable hydrogen in Australia and facilitate cost reductions in production in order to achieve the goal of ‘H2 under $2’.

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HIF Global begins approval process for its first eFuels manufacturing facility in Australia; third globally

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E-fuels company HIF (Highly Innovative Fuels) Global has begun the development of Australia’s first large-scale, carbon-neutral eFuels production facility in Tasmania. Australia represents our third decarbonization hub around the world. Australia has exceptional renewable energy resources that can be transformed into liquid fuels and used in existing engines. Australia Electrofuels Fuels Market Background Power-to-Gas

Study finds EVs can handle distances in remote and regional Australia

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Electric vehicles can handle the distances required to travel to essential services in remote and regional Australia, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown. the adoption of EVs in Australia has been slow by international standards, and what policies do exist tend to focus on incentivising uptake among urban residents with the means to afford new technologies, potentially leaving remote communities in the ‘too hard basket’.

Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network

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Modular, dual outlet EV chargers from Finnish Kempower will be installed on the Western Australia EV charging network. The post Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network appeared first on The Driven.

Australia’s first electric ute confirmed as LDV launches three EVs at once

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A ute for Australia! LDV Australia announces "fundamental step-change" in strategy, with not one but three EVs including the eT60 utility. The post Australia’s first electric ute confirmed as LDV launches three EVs at once appeared first on The Driven.

bp selects Honeywell’s Ecofining technology for new diesel and sustainable aviation fuels project in Australia

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bp is undergoing pre-feed engineering for its proposed diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project in Western Australia. The refinery provided fuels for Western Australia for 65 years. Australia Aviation & Aerospace Bio-hydrocarbons Diesel Fuels

Australia is failing on electric vehicles. California shows it’s possible to pick up the pace

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In Australia, EV uptake is one eighth the rate of California. The post Australia is failing on electric vehicles. Electric Cars EV News Policy Australia California EV policy ev uptake TeslaHere's why local concerns about the EV transition are outdated.

“Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery”

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Electric Vehicle Council CEO Behyad Jafari says it is so hard to buy an electric vehicle in Australia that it is akin to winning the lottery. The post “Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery” appeared first on The Driven.

CSIRO report highlights potential for Australia in critical energy minerals with full energy value chain

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CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has released a report that outlines the significant potential for Australia to reshape its mining sector to capitalize on its rich critical materials resources and turn them into high purity materials and products through refining and manufacturing.

GEV signs MOU with the HyEnergy project to study green hydrogen exports from Australia

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Province and Total Eren signed a binding MOU in April 2021 to undertake a feasibility study in view of potentially developing a major green hydrogen project to be located in the Shire of Carnarvon, in the Gascoyne region, in Western Australia.

Australia’s Jemena to supply green hydrogen to Hyundai from 2021; Green Gas project

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Leading Australian energy infrastructure company Jemena has signed a new deal to supply Australia’s emerging zero emission vehicle industry with renewably generated green hydrogen. Jemena has committed, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Australia and Coregas, to produce and deliver hydrogen gas to Hyundai’s Macquarie Park headquarters from early 2021. In Australia, there is one permanent refueling station—at Hyundai’s Macquarie Park showroom in Sydney.

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“Biggest technology leap in history:” Australia missing out on electric truck revolution

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At the world's biggest trucking fair, the direction was clear: The industry is going electric, and Australia has no comprehension about the pace of change.

Australia’s IGO to take 25% of Greenbushes lithium mine and 49% in Li processing plant; $1.4B deal

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Greenbushes is located in Western Australia and is currently the largest hard-rock lithium mine in the world. Australia Batteries Market Background Materials Mining

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Western Australia to invest $22M to accelerate renewable hydrogen future

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The Western Australia Government of Premier Mark McGowan will bring forward the Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy targets by a decade and invest $22 million to develop hydrogen supply, meet growing demand for the clean fuel and create jobs. million to an Australia-first renewable energy microgrid in the Gascoyne town of Denham, using a new solar power system to produce hydrogen from water. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Market Background

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Australia unveiled its new EV policy

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Australia unveiled its new EV policy. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the federal government’s new electric vehicle strategy to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Read further to know more about Australia new EV policy. .

Mineral Resources boosting lithium production from W Australia mines

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Mineral Resources Limited is a Perth-based mining services provider, with a particular focus on the iron ore and hard-rock lithium sectors in Western Australia.

Australia is about to make a big push into electric vehicles

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Australia has long been among the less developed countries in the world in terms of electric vehicles, and now the country is finally going to make a push in this area. The new regulations will go some way to addressing Australia’s lagging position in electric vehicle development.

“Time to act is now:” Tesla chair says Australia can and should make EVs and batteries

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Tesla chair Robyn Denholm says Australia can play role in the growing EV and battery sector, but it will take teamwork of private and government stakeholders.

VivoPower to collaborate with Toyota Australia to electrify Land Cruiser 70 Series

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VivoPower International has entered into a binding Letter of Intent with Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to create a program for the electrification of Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles using conversion kits designed and manufactured by VivoPower’s wholly-owned electric vehicle subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V. While the MSA is still to be finalized, the LOI is a binding agreement between VivoPower and Toyota Australia to begin collaboration on Land Cruiser electrification efforts.

Toyota Australia and BHP piloting converted electric LandCruiser

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Toyota Australia has partnered with BHP to trial a battery electric (BEV) LandCruiser 70 Series at a WA mine site. The trial will take place at a BHP Nickel West mine in Western Australia. —Edgar Basto, President, Minerals Australia, BHP.

South Australia’s first electric bus to begin operating in December

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South Australia’s first battery electric bus to hit streets in December, joining 24 electric hybrid buses already in operation. The post South Australia’s first electric bus to begin operating in December appeared first on The Driven.

Integrated mineral carbonation: Decarbonising Western Australia

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A research team from Curtin University is pioneering decarbonisation in Western Australia through integrated mineral carbonation. The post Integrated mineral carbonation: Decarbonising Western Australia appeared first on Innovation News Network.

Mid-spec VW ID.4 electric SUVs arrive in Australia

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electric SUVs arrive in Australia appeared first on The Driven. Two VW ID.4s arrive in Zetland, Sydney as the German carmaker prepares for its introduction to the local market in October. The post Mid-spec VW ID.4 Electric Cars EV News Top News electric SUV id.4 volkswagen

AEVA Presents Electric Vehicles in Australia’s Capital

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The post AEVA Presents Electric Vehicles in Australia’s Capital appeared first on EV Obsession. 100% Electric Vehicles Electric Vehicles Australia events

Fortescue and ATCO to explore the deployment of hydrogen vehicle fueling infrastructure in W Australia; renewable H2

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Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia have signed an agreement to explore the deployment of hydrogen vehicle fueling infrastructure in Western Australia. Australia Fuel Cells Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Sustainability

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Germany and Australia to establish alliance on green hydrogen supply chain

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German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier and Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek, together with their Australian counterpart, Energy Minister Angus Taylor, have signed a letter of intent to establish a “Germany Australia Hydrogen Accord” to facilitate a green hydrogen supply chain between the countries. Australia is ready to provide substantial financial support for this collaboration. Production of H 2 on an industrial scale in Australia using German technology.

Wärtsilä energy storage solution to support the decarbonization of mining operations in Australia

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MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Australia. Zenith sells the electrical power it produces to some of the world’s largest mining companies with operations in Australia. Australia Batteries MiningThe technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 9.2 MW / 8.7

Tesla Model Y receives top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP

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Tesla continues to receive accolades for its safety ratings, with the Model Y receiving the top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP. The post Tesla Model Y receives top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP appeared first on Electrek.

Volvo launches all-electric medium-duty truck range in Australia

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Volvo Trucks Australia has opened sales for its entire range of all-electric medium-duty trucks for local transport operators, including new Volvo FL and FE Electrics. The post Volvo launches all-electric medium-duty truck range in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

Construction officially starts on the largest wind farm in Australia

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Construction has started on the 1,026-megawatt (MW) MacIntyre Wind Precinct , the largest wind farm to ever be built in Australia. The post Construction officially starts on the largest wind farm in Australia appeared first on Electrek.

BYD tweets photo of Atto 3s lined up at dock to spell out messages to Australia

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A thousand BYD Atto 3s for customers are on track to arrive in Australia in coming weeks, according to a tweet from the China automaker's global Twitter account. The post BYD tweets photo of Atto 3s lined up at dock to spell out messages to Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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2023 Citroen C5 Aircross confirmed for Australia, timing unclear

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Citroen’s updated mid-sized SUV is coming to Australia, but it’s unclear when. “We The post 2023 Citroen C5 Aircross confirmed for Australia, timing unclear appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. We can confirm the new Citroen C5 Aircross will be joining the Australian product range.

Hertz and Polestar take rental EVs across Australia

The Driven EV News

The post Hertz and Polestar take rental EVs across Australia appeared first on The Driven. Polestar 2 EVs are now available to rent through Hertz. We take one for a spin and chat to Hertz VP Eoin MacNeill.

ULEMCo signs MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to open the market for hydrogen conversions in Australia

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UK-based ULEMCo signed an exclusive MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to collaborate on developing a market for its hydrogen dual fuel technology in Australia. The existing diesel fleet replacement cycle in Australia is generally between 7-20 years.

Drunk man fined for punching a Tesla in Australia

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An intoxicated man from the port city of Bunbury, Western Australia, punched a Tesla vehicle after getting into a fight with his former partner’s brother at a fast food restaurant, The West Australian reported.