12 Articles Found

Know Your EV Workshops a Big Success

Through the experience of its members, the ACT branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) identified in early 2023 that driver education was a growing issue for the transition to EVs.

Canberra fast becoming Australia’s little Norway

Anyone paying attention to the take-up of electric vehicles (EVs) in Australia will be well aware that the Australian Capital Territory is the jurisdiction with the fastest growing fleet of electric vehicles. However, for those of us involved with EVs in Canberra for some time, it has been a slow journey.

Wheel options for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV

A challenge of owning a vehicle that was only brought into Australia in low volume is access to after market parts. Sometimes, you have to get creative. Due to limited availability of wheel and tyre options for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, owner and AEVA member Jamie Lovick needed to get creative.

Press Release - Australian Electric Vehicle Association Brings 2022 Electric Vehicle Conference and Exhibition to Canberra

The 2022 AEVA Conference and Exhibition will be held at Exhibition Park in Canberra from Friday 5 August.

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.

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.

"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.

"Hands off our cars, warmists!"

This is the second article in a six-part series dealing with policies to encourage EV uptake in Australia. This article deals with the unsuccessful attempt to introduce fuel efficiency standards in 2017, in order to reduce CO2 emissions from petrol and diesel cars.

Some thoughts on fuel cell (hydrogen) vehicles

The author explains why he is sceptical of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) as the future mass market solution that battery EVs are already well on the way to becoming.