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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?


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.


Fuel excise or a road user charge - Why not both?

Fuel excise or a road user charge - Why not both?

The NSW government Department of Treasury are hosting a discussion on state-federal relations, and the way revenue is collected for transport infrastructure is in their sights. A proposal to charge EVs (and not ICEVs) a road user charge is being recommended, but the AEVA notes this is grossly unfair, and that a fairer way is possible.


EVNews 240 now out!

EVNews 240 now out!

64 page bumper 'iso' edition of EVNews now released. Includes: Update on the Australian and World markets New EV model news; How to maximise the DC advantage when EV traveling; The possible futures for DC charging; Member conversion reports .... and MUCH more! Go to Resources/EVNews newsletter to download your copy today! https://www.aeva.asn.au/evnews-back-editions/


Austroads looks closely into decarbonisation of road transport

Di Elliffe reviews the Austroads webinar (available online) on how Australia's transport industry might achieve decarbonisation.