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November 19, 2021
State Government – EV Grants and incentives

A detailed overview of the specific measures being taken, or having been announced by each state around charging infrastructure network funding in Australia

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November 16, 2021
EV Fleet for Bus Operators

Globally, many countries and corporations have set targets to reduce their carbon emissions.  Buses which primarily run on diesel are a large contributor to carbon emissions and are a low hanging fruit for achieving carbon reduction targets. In addition to their contribution to global pollutants, diesel powered buses are a significant contributor to local pollutants […]

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EV Fleet for the Logistics Industry

Pollution – both local pollutants and global carbon emissions –  are a growing cause for concern and heavy transport vehicles are a significant contributor.  Noxious pollutants from diesel trucks directly affect the health of the community and the enjoyment of public space.  Arresting this environmental and health damage is imperative and EV fleets offer hope. […]

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November 15, 2021
A Guide to Electric Vehicle Monitoring

The vehicle-related specific data is a major driving force behind decisions such as investments in charging infrastructure, fleet diversification, and upskilling of drivers. That is how EV fleets are considered close to the “tipping point” of mass adoption. Electric vehicle monitoring enables reliability by detection, diagnosis, and prognosis.  Stringent government policies towards emission reduction are […]

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Electric Battery Management

Electric battery management encompasses cell monitoring, charging and discharging control, temperature control, fault analysis, and data acquisition to improve the performance of batteries in electric vehicles, ultimately achieving the automotive grade (AG). Battery in EVs Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) source energy from a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack made of thousands of individual cells.  An illustration […]

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September 2, 2021
Charging at home

Home charging for fleets can require a process to recoup costs for employees. From working with several councils, we’ve found that 60% of Council staff garage at home. Understanding the options for home charging, therefore, will be critical in the absence of a suitable public charging network. Typically, at home people can install a 3kW […]

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July 8, 2021
EV Basics – Maximising EV efficiency

Just like with other types of vehicles, you can maximise the lifespan and operability of your EV, depending on how it is used and maintained.

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EV Basics – Ensuring EVs are fit for purpose

During a fleet transition, ensuring the vehicles are operationally ‘fit for purpose’ should not be compromised when considering electric vehicles. It is essential that fleet assets are suitable for their corporate and operational requirements and also meet occupational health safety and transport legislation obligations in the mobile workplace.

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EV Basics – EV Batteries

The lithium ion-battery is the most important component of an electric vehicle, as it is the energy source. The battery size is demonstrative of the vehicle’s driving range and charging capabilities. Battery size will also affect the cost of the vehicle.

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EV Basics – EV Driving Range

An EV’s driving range can depend on a number of factors including the battery capacity, how the vehicle is driven, the external conditions (e.g. cold or warm weather) and the weight of the vehicle.

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Measuring the efficiency of electric buses

With the rapid increase in electric buses around the globe, performance data is starting to emerge. Many municipalities are also conducting their own bus trials to work out how particular buses will perform on their routes. This is giving decision makers more clarity on stated, versus actual energy efficiency (kWh/km) of electric buses. Factors such […]

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Vehicle to Grid – An Overview

There are more than 80 V2G trials globally, with the majority of trials taking place in Europe where the world’s major automobile companies, distribution network service providers and electric car charger manufacturing companies are collaborating.

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July 7, 2021
An introduction to electric road freight vehicles

Globally, the truck sector currently contributes to 39% of the transport sector’s GHG emissions, and a total of 5% of all fossil fuel derived carbon dioxide emissions. While currently freight transport accounts for less than half of transport emissions, it is expected to grow by 56%−70% between 2015 and 2050,

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