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Are EV 4X4s really going to ruin the weekend?

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here now and rapidly gathering pace. Today, EVs are absolutely a viable alternative to ICE (internal combustion engine, petrol/diesel) cars for daily-driving suburban duties. They’re safe, low to almost zero maintenance, easy to drive, don’t need warming up and there’s far more daily-drive range than the average Aussie needs. […]

Electric vehicle realities

Many people are have a negative view of EVs based on incorrect, or outdated information. Conversely, some pro-EV people will take any fact or viewpoint that isn’t absolutely pro-EV and try and argue it away whilst claiming if only we all drove EVs the world’s problems would be solved, and any problems with a move […]

Dr Karl on Electric Cars (and more!)

Electric vehicles are becoming a divisie topic; there’s the rather enthusiatic pro-EV brigade, and the very skeptical anti-EV people. And most people aren’t in either camp but just want the facts. I wrote this article on EV Realities, but also I asked Dr Karl along for a webinar where we could get the true, middle […]

Rivian R1T – test drive discussion

The Rivian R1T is perhaps the most significant vehicle to hit the market in recent years because it represents the future – a vehicle designed from the ground up as a BEV (battery electric vehicle) AND as a real offroad 4X4. So when I saw David Tracy of Jalopnik had written a very detailed and […]

19,000 electric Atlis utes are coming to Australia

Atlis Motor Vehicles is a USA-based startup dedicated to creating a range of fully-electric, ulitity, working vehicles. The specs are impressive – indiviudal wheel drive (IWD), four-wheel-steer, independent air suspension with 300mm+ of ground clearance, 447kW /1627Nm motor, GVM of around 9000kg, towing of 16,000kg (gooseneck), range of up to 800km and a 0-100% recharge […]