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.
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.
Thousands of visitors attended the EV Showcase at the Off-Grid Living Festival held at Eldorado over the weekend of 10-11 April 2021.
This article, the third in a series, deals with the 2018 Senate Inquiry into Electric Vehicles, and its disappointing outcome.
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.
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.
AEVA Member Dave Southgate offers some observations and reflections on the new Nissan Leaf. Dave is a long time Nissan Leaf owner who swapped over from the Gen 1 to the Gen 2 Leaf in August 2019.
This is Part 1 in a series of six articles which will recount the author's personal experience during the past six years in engaging with policies to encourage the uptake of EVs in Australia. This first part deals largely with the Low Emission Vehicle Strategy of the ACT Government, released in 2014.