Fleets need more education on EV infrastructure

Jet Charge stand at Everything Electric 2024
During the Everything Electric Show held in Sydney during February, I caught up with Ellen Laing, Co-Founder at Jet Charge, for a quick chat about the second-wave of EV enthusiasts, and the long road ahead for Fleet Managers tasked with designing and building charging infrastructure as their fleet transitions to electric cars. It’s the second […]

Top 10 EVs in 2023

Top 10 selling EV in 2023
There have been many articles written about the records broken for new car sales in 2023. It certainly was a fantastic year for dealer and manufacturers. Even Fleet Managers got some joy as supplied increased and retail enquiries slowed which allowed stock allocations to pivot back towards growing pipeline of fleet vehicles on order. It […]

Ask any question about EVs at Everything Electric says Hyundai

With Everything Electric less than a week away the excitement is building with the fleet community because it’s such a large event with so many exhibitors and vehicles in the one place. For the second year in Sydney, Everything Electric has moved to Sydney Olympic Park which provides a more central location with more opportunity […]

Accelerate your EV transition without a huge infrastructure investment

EVSE load management software
There is so much time being spent on the issue of how to charge fleets once they transition to electric cars. EV Transition Plans are being written by Fleet Managers, Sustainability Managers and Consultants with sections on charging infrastructure without a clear road forward. During January I visited the offices of EVSE in Sydney to […]

How does AI think EV battery technology will evolve?

Lexus battery pack BEV
During January I caught up with a colleague for lunch and on a rare sunny Sydney summer day and we discussed many things fleet management including the future values of electric vehicles. The big questions were, what will they be worth in five years? Will there be a significant price impact on first generation battery […]

Rear wheel drive and heaps of fun

MG4 electric on Sydney harbour
On my first drive of the MG4 at the launch another journalist (a better driver than me) had the pleasure of testing the MG4 through the curves and undulations of the winding roads of the national park south of Sydney. Neither of us realised until the tyres and suspension of MG4 were pushed to their […]

Price rise – EV owners now paying for the infrastructure

Genesis GV60 Evie network public charging
If your fleet drivers are regular users of public charging infrastructure for the electric cars in the fleet, get ready to pay more. EVIE Networks has advised customers that prices will increase from 18th January 2024. The reason is not related to wholesale electricity prices, they need to recover the cost of installing and maintaining […]

You can tow with the latest Kona EV

Latest EV Hyundai KONA Electric Premium front view
Is towing an Australian thing? It must be based on the announcement from Hyundai that the latest model KONA Electric (extended range only) is capable of towing to make it appeal to Australian customers. Using the optional Hyundai Genuine Accessory towbar, the Kona EV extended range is rated at a maximum braked towing capacity of […]