Category Archives: Electric Vehicles

I’m more excited about Australian electric Semi JANUS than Tesla!

The big surprise for me this week is that I’m more excited by today’s Aussie electric trucking firm Janus than the shiny Tesla semi we’re being promised in a few years. Why? It carries more, better. Tesla Semi carries 40 … Continue reading

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Trackless trams / EV bus-trains are a cheap way to connect precincts

Hi all, good old Professor Peter Newman is still at it – changing Australian neighbourhoods to be more local, walk-able, water-wise, connected and green. One of the key connecting strategies are the so-called “Trackless trams” which can be thought of … Continue reading

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NZ plans to eliminate fossil fuels from transport systems

New Zealand *starts* to make baby-steps into enabling walkable and cycling communities – but there is so much more they could do – and all of us in the Western World. New Urbanism = a tram stop in a town … Continue reading

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Cybertruck

Ah, now I get it. It’s an affordable 100% electric high spec stainless steel scratch resistant ute that carries 1.6 tons of cargo. (And can tow 7 tons in a trailer.)0-100 in 2.9 seconds: speed of sports car, body of … Continue reading

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The best of both worlds? Nuclear & solar friends?

What impact will Electric Vehicles have on this debate? I see automated EVs as being a huge new electricity consumer that could work for either a half renewable half nuclear grid, *or* an all nuclear grid. Let’s explore the 100% … Continue reading

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