Tagged “better place”

Renault To Introduce Hybrid Models By 2020: Report

Renault is reportedly preparing to move away from an all-electric approach to green cars, by launching a hybrid model before 2020.

The Week That Was: VF Commodore Reviewed, 300 SRT8 Cuts To The Core

Last week, Ford Australia made headlines for the worst reasons, but this week it was Holden’s turn to hog the limelight; and the news was ...

Better Place Files For Bankruptcy, Renault To Exit Partnership

Renault is set to end its association with Better Place, after the electric vehicle (EV) charging-station supplier filed for liquidation in Isra...

Better Place Winding Down Investment In Australian EV Charging Network

Australia's electric vehicle movement was struck a blow this week with news that charging infrastructure company Better Place will wind down...

Renault Postpones Fluence ZE In Australia

Renault has postponed the Australian launch of its electric Fluence ZE (Zero Emission) sedan, citing the need for greater charging infrastructure.

Holden Volt Awarded ANCAP 5-Star Crash Safety Rating

Holden's upcoming Volt extended-range electric vehicle has been awarded a five-star crash safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessme...

Electric Commodore Sets Unofficial World Distance Record: Video

Australian outfit EV Engineering set an unofficial world distance record of 1886 kilometres, in its own all-electric Holden Commodore.

Holden Partners With Better Place For Volt EV Charging Service

Holden has confirmed a new partnership with charging infrastructure company Better Place, marking a key step in the launch of its upcoming $59,9...

Renault And Better Place To Launch Fluence Z.E. In Australia Next Year

Update: The first Renault Fluence Z.E.

Better Place Australia Announces First EV Charging Point In Canberra

A year on from the launch of Canberra's planned electric vehicle charging infrastructure, supplier Better Place Australia and the Rock Devel...

University Of New South Wales Announces EV Partnership With Better Place Australia

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is nailing its 'sustainable transport credentials' to the mast; it has announced today tha...

Better Place Australia Secures Funding For Canberra Electric Vehicle Charging Network

ELECTRIC VEHICLE SERVICES provider Better Place Australia announced this week that it has secured $25 million in an initial round of funding. ...

TMR Poll Shows Australian Motorists Ready To Embrace Electric Cars

THE SURPRISING RESULTS of a TMR poll show that the impending release of electric cars into the Australian market may not meet the buyer resistance...

Electric Renault Fluence Around 3000 Euros Less Than Petrol Version: Better Place

BETTER PLACE CEO Shai Agassi said this week that the electric version of the Renault Fluence, which Better Place will sell from its own retail poi...

Better Place Australia And University Of Melbourne Announce Electric Vehicle Project

FOLLOWING THE RECENT announcement that it would build the nation's first electric vehicle network in Canberra, Better Place Australia has today si...

Better Place To Establish Electric Car Network In Canberra

BETTER PLACE AUSTRALIA, an electric vehicle services provider, is set to roll out Australia's first EV network in Canberra, the nation's capital. ...

Renault-Nissan Confirms Recharge System For EV Range

THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE REVOLUTION is well under way. To bolster its position as one of the leaders of the emerging propulsion technology, Renault-Ni...

“Bold New Lines” For Nissan EV: In Australia 2012

Not this car and not this style: Nissan’s EV will be all-new. NEWS FROM NISSAN Motor Co in Japan is that Nissan will be heading into new territo...

Better Place To Set-Up Electric Car Battery Exchanges in Australia

With the car-buying market becoming increasingly conscious of environmental issues, there is a growing impetus among manufacturers to meet consume...

Better Place To Establish Australian Electric Car Network

In a plan announced yesterday, Australia looks set to be the third country in the world to establish an electric car network.

Test drive of the all-electric Holden Commodore prototype with Mark Skaife

Test drive of the all-electric Holden Commodore prototype with Mark Skaife POSTED WED, 25 JUL, 2012

Tour of the all-electric Holden Commodore prototype with Mark Skaife

Tour of the all-electric Holden Commodore prototype with Mark Skaife POSTED WED, 25 JUL, 2012

Better Place demonstrates battery swapping in Yokohama

Better Place demonstrates battery swapping in Yokohama POSTED FRI, 15 MAY, 2009