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Five plug-in hybrids compared

At the AEVA ACT meeting on 18 October 2021, a panel discussed their experiences with five plug-in hybrids: A Hyundai Ioniq PHEV, a Holden Volt, a Mitsubishi Outlander, a BMW 330e and a Prius Prime.


AEVA WA Branch Meeting (and newsletter)

Dear [firstname], Firstly, sorry about the short notice, but we'll be holding a fairly casual meeting at the Curtin University Physical Sciences building (building 301) tomorrow night (Tuesday the 14th of September) from 6 pm.  Several of us on the committee have been busy, elsewhere, or otherwise unable to plan our monthly meeting, so we're very sorry about that!  Also, there is a national branch chair's meeting using Zoom at the same time as our meeting, so the Zoom simulcast won't be operational as per usual.  That said, Curtin University doesn't have the same audiovisual package that UWA's Billings room does, so it wouldn't be as nice anyway.  So, we'd like to get the formalities normally covered at a meeting in this newsletter, and save the best part for the meetup; hanging around, drinking tea and shooting the breeze about …


THE HYUNDAI KONA EV - SPARE TYRE DILEMMA

To save boot space in a Kona EV there have been a few solutions proposed to fit a 'temporary use' spare tyre to your Kona EV or other models, as many EVs do not come with a spare tyre. Please read the full article below that includes photos of what you will need to complete the process.


Rivian Tunnel Camper Kitchen

Rivian R1T Truck Equipped With A Kitchen The perfect adventure truck even comes with its own built-in kitchen! Electric of course!


EV Showcase at Eldorado attracts thousands of visitors

Thousands of visitors attended the EV Showcase at the Off-Grid Living Festival held at Eldorado over the weekend of 10-11 April 2021.


Eldorado Off Grid Living Festival

AEVA members in Victoria,   The Off-Grid Living Festival in Eldorado, after being cancelled last year due to Covid, is resuming in 2021 and will be held on the weekend of 10-11 April.  The organisers are expecting 10,000 people to attend over the weekend.  Information about the Festival can be found at http://offgridlivingfestival.com.au/   In 2021 the Festival will feature an EV Showcase, where up to 12 EVs can be displayed and try/rides offered. This Showcase was proposed originally (prior to the 2020 Covid lockdown) by the ACT Branch, but our Branch has agreed to publicise it, and two of our members (in Winton and  Mount Bruno) have agreed to provide on-ground support.  AEVA fact sheets and promotional leaflets will be used.   Can any of you attend and provide your EV to this showcase?  So far we have two Konas, …


AEVA Off-Grid Living Festival, Eldorado, Victoria, 10-11 April

    AEVA members in southern NSW,   The Off-Grid Living Festival in Eldorado, northern Victoria (about 65 km south of Wodomga) will be held on the weekend of 10-11 April.  (Eldorado is about 65 km south of Wodonga).  The organisers are expecting 10,000 people to attend over the weekend.  Information about the Festival can be found at http://offgridlivingfestival.com.au/   The Festival will feature an EV Showcase, where up to 12 EVs can be displayed and try/rides offered. Two AEVA members in northern Victoria are providing on-ground support.    Can any AEVA members in southern NSW attend and provide an EV to this showcase?  So far the offerings include two Konas, one MG ZS EV, and one Tesla Model 3.  If you can contribute your EV, please visit this events page and RSVP.   For further information you can also contact: secretary@act.aeva.asn.au   Mark …