Scientists have developed a positive electrode material that doesn’t diminish after repeated charging cycles, for the manufacture of durable solid-state batteries.
The budget earmarked worthwhile climate measures, but many are piecemeal. Amid record-breaking extreme weather in Australia, federal spending on climate action still falls well short.
After the recent electric vehicle summit, Australia is one step closer to a national EV strategy. Here are six elements it will need.
UNSW experts say lack of government policy, rather than the huge spike in the current cost of petrol caused by sanctions on Russia, is holding back domestic electric vehicle sales.
Subsidising electric cars and rolling out more chargers could help Australia achieve half of our new car sales to be electric by 2030.
Australia needs to speed up its shift to electric vehicles, UNSW experts say.
UNSW and Nexport are creating a purpose-built lab for students and researchers to develop zero-emissions technologies for electric buses.
A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Before people switch on to electic cars in Australia, the government here has to recognise its role in making it more attractive.
UNSW’s agreement with Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco will bolster research and development of electric vehicles in Australia.