High-growth electric vehicle path offers $2.9 billion economic bounty: report

by Angela Macdonald-Smith An uptake of electric cars in Australia similar to the rate seen in Norway would provide a $2.9 billion injection for the economy by 2030 and lift net employment by 13,400, a new study has found, increasing pressure on government to prioritise the rollout of the sector. The study, carried out by…

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Printed Lights Will Replace Conventional Bulbs

Tempe, Arizona-based Nth Degree Technologies (NDT) is currently proposing the replacement of conventional light bulbs with sheets of flexible surfaces imprinted with a thin layer of LED devices. Light-emitting diodes (LED) have been proposed as replacement for standard light sources for many years, but they have also been deemed impractical for a number of reasons.…

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New ‘superfast’ charger opens Qld highways to electric cars

A superhighway for electric cars begins in Queensland next week with the unveiling of a superfast electric car charger in Noosa. The ‘new generation’ superfast electric car chargers can fully charge an electric car – a Tesla, for example – in 20 to 30 minutes with enough power to drive 250 kilometres. Previously chargers have…

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Brisbane technology company Tritium poised for global success with Veefil super-fast electric car charger

Electric cars can be charged “super-fast” with technology developed by a trio of old university mates from Brisbane’s southeast. Holland Park’s David Finn, South Brisbane’s James Kennedy and Annerley’s Paul Sernia founded Tritium in 2001 and have built it to be a world leader in electric car technology. Their new Veefil stations, which can power…

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