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"A lost opportunity" - the Senate Inquiry into Electric Vehicles

This article, the third in a series, deals with the 2018 Senate Inquiry into Electric Vehicles, and its disappointing outcome.

Who Can Service Electric Vehicles?

You're thinking of buying a new electric vehicle, and the dealer is saying that you have to take it to them for servicing. But they are 200 km from where you live - what a pain! Will you void your warranty if you take it to your regular mechanic?

AEVA Victorian branch update. Sep-2020

Hi to all our AEVA Vic friends! Am writing to update you with the latest Victorian AEVA happenings. In this bulletin: Vic branch AGM outcomes Lobby your local regional council for EV charging EVNews – last chance to get material in for October to Dec edition 2020 EV Vision e-Conference update: official launch, website and registration: Sept 25th  Vic branch AGM outcomes The outcomes of the Victorian state AEVA branch AGM held earlier this month were as follows: Chair: Chris Nash (unchanged) Vice-chair: Bryce Gaton (moved from secretary) Secretary: Rick Molloy (new to position) Treasurer: Daryl Budgeon (unchanged) General Committee: (6 positions) Steve Carter (convenor, Ballarat and region sub-branch) Blake Ramsey (convenor, Geelong sub-branch) Rhys Freeman (unchanged) David Potter (unchanged) James Kirk (unchanged) Tom Singer (new to position)  Rick is currently finishing off the minutes and they will be released …

AEVA NSW September Meeting

Hello [firstname], AEVA NSW Branch would like to invite members to our September on-line branch meeting featuring speakers Michelle Nazari and Florian Popp.   Michelle Nazzari - Founder and CEO Fonzarelli Equal parts entrepreneur and environmentalist, Michelle launch her first Fonzarelli electric motor scooter in 2012/13, has a unique perspective on the automotive industry and the impact of electric mobility.   Florian Popp – Co-Founder Gemtek Group Gemtek have been racing electric vehicles since 2015 staring with a Tesla Roadster and at a recent Targa South West tarmac rally they stole the show with a Tesla Model 3. By racing EV’s they are pushing the boundaries in vehicle performance and charge infrastructure.   When Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. AEST   Where Jon the Zoom meeting HERE Meeting ID: 869 5101 6937 Passcode: 674417     …

[firstname] EV Council Presentation for World EV Day

      Hello [firstname], To celebrate the launch of World EV Day, Behyad Jafari CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council will present (via Zoom) the "EV state-of-the-nation 2020". Wednesday September 9th at 01:00PM The Registration Link Representing the electric vehicle industry EVC, like AEVA, aims to accelerate the electrification of road transport and has a unique perspective on the Australian EV landscape.   Regards Michael Day AEVA National Treasurer Australia | | Having trouble viewing this newsletter? View the web version here. Want to Unsubscribe from this newsletter?Click Here  

Thermal management in EV batteries

Thermal management in EV batteries

Electric vehicles have come a long way, but the laws of physics haven't budged. Any electrical device will generate heat, and if not kept in check, that heat can do damage. This article covers some of the reasons why an EV battery should be kept cool, and details how some manufacturers are approaching the problem.