Tag: EV

Case Construction Equipment 580 EV

Case Construction Equipment has unveiled the industry’s first all-electric backhoe loader, the 580 EV. The US-based manufacturer says its new machine, the show model of which was dubbed “Project Zeus”, offers the performance of a diesel equivalent in conjunction with lower operating costs and zero local emissions. It’s no light-duty backhoe loader, either. Power comes Continue reading Case unveils first electric backhoe loader

Australian advanced materials company Talga has announced that it will be supporting the development of a new electrified axle for Bentley Motors. It is not yet known whether this will feature in an updated plug-in hybrid Bentayga SUV that is currently under development. Talga made the announcement following confirmation that it would receive £224,000 ($A415,000) Continue reading Perth firm helping Bentley with e-drive axle

Zero is Australia’s third LandCruiser EV conversion

Adelaide based start-up Zero Automotive has launched an electric-converted Toyota LandCruiser called the ZED 70, capable of up to 350km on a charge and primarily aimed at reducing diesel particulate emissions in underground mining applications. It is the third Australian LandCruiser EV conversion to be announced in two years, with VASA member GB Auto hitting Continue reading Zero is Australia’s third LandCruiser EV conversion

Campaign to redefine the Oxford Dictionaries definition of ‘car’

Despite winning 2019 World Car of the Year, 2019 European Car of the Year and numerous other accolades, the Jaguar I-Pace does not fit the Oxford Dictionaries definition of a car as it is not powered by an internal combustion engine. As such, Jaguar has launched a campaign to have the definition changed. The current Continue reading Campaign to redefine the Oxford Dictionaries definition of ‘car’

EV & hybrid expert Craig Van Batenburg to train at Wire & Gas 2020

World renowned hybrid and EV repair expert Craig Van Batenburg from the United States is confirmed to train at Wire & Gas 2020 on his first-ever visit to Australia. A workshop owner turned training provider through his Automotive Career Development Center (ACDC) in Worcester, Massachusetts, Craig’s peerless knowledge of vehicle electrification stems from his first Continue reading EV & hybrid expert Craig Van Batenburg to train at Wire & Gas 2020