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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 …


[firstname] [lastname] AEVA Perth December meeting

    We will be having our last AEVA Perth meeting of the year at Curtin Uni.For directions and times go to the following URL.https://aeva.asn.au/WA/ There is also a Zoom virtual meeting . Details belowZoom link is here:Topic: AEVA WA branch meetingTime: Dec 8, 2020 07:00 PM PerthJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83215965437?pwd=VkZkbnQ1eUlPWU1JLzhwMGZLQnBNdz09Meeting ID: 832 1596 5437Passcode: 904627 Articles for Oct 09, 2020 to Dec 08, 2020   Kona Electric – does it trail behind in the EV stakes?   My Kona EV has been with me for just over 18monts and we have travelled some 55 000 km together. Range is fantastic, close to or just over the 400 kms suggested and I do a majority of highway travel. We travelled from one end of the state to the other, for pleasure, for work, at times with the … [More Info]   …


"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 …