bp to build 600 EV charge points in Australia


bp has launched its global electrification brand in Australia with global CEO Bernard Looney officially opening the new bp pulse fast charge points at bp Bayside at Brighton East in Melbourne. The launch is the commencement of bp’s ambitions for around 600 charge points in Australia, and to build the country’s most convenient fast-charging EV […]

LDV electric ute – pricing and specification


LDV has launched Australia’s first electric ute, the eT60. This seminal moment in Australia’s automotive history marks a turning point in the electrification of commercial vehicles – and proves that weekends don’t have to end just yet. The LDV T60 is an undoubted success story, totaling 23,947 sales (YTD Oct22) since its launch in September […]

EQV by Merceds-EQ


The new EQV by Mercedes-EQ, the EV-focused division of Mercedes-Benz, heralds a new era for the luxury people mover. It has been designed to meet the needs of both family buyers and professional drivers seeking a more environmentally friendly way to transport up to seven people in spacious comfort and trademark Mercedes-Benz style. The latest […]

ANCAP 5 star rating for new EV models


Australia and New Zealand’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, has today released the highly-anticipated safety rating for New Zealand-supplied variants of the BYD Atto 3 – scoring the maximum five stars. The Volvo C40 Recharge has also been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating for both the Australian and New Zealand markets. The battery […]

Updated Lexus UX 300e gets more range


The Lexus UX 300e compact all-electric SUV – the luxury lifestyle brand’s first-ever zero-emissions vehicle – has received significant updates including an extended 450km1 driving range ahead of its local arrival in 2023. Following the recent comprehensive update for the UX 200 and UX 250h compact SUV variants, the silent-running urban adventurer further expands its performance […]

BYD on fleet radar with ANCAP 5 star rating


For less than $50,000, fleets can now confidently order the BYD ATTO 3 with thanks to the announcement in November by ANCAP that the Australian models, built from 21 November 2022, have received a five-star safety rating. Fleet Managers are traditionally slow to adopt new car brands because to the inherent risks that come with […]

Roev releases pricing for ute EV conversions


Roev has released proposed pricing and product details for electric ute conversions as part of their EV Fleet Program. After months of engagement with interested fleet customers, Roev is confident that their solution provides a genuine opportunity to start the transition to electric utes now. “There is huge demand for electric utes in Australia, particularly […]

All Purpose Transport gets first electric trucks


CarBon Rental & Leasing – Australia’s first purely Electric Vehicle leasing, subscription & rental company – has partnered with All Purpose Transport (APT) to transition the organisation’s vehicle fleet to zero emissions alternatives. One of Queensland’s largest, privately owned transport & logistics organisations, APT has joined forces with CarBon to lead the EV charge, starting […]