Travel and transport

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EV battle heats up in Australia with plan to sell affordable Chinese import for $35,000
A Sydney company plans to import electric hatchbacks that will sell for almost $10,000 less than the cheapest models currently on the market

Royce Kurmelovs

15, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Business travellers planning to cut future flights, poll finds
Only a third of business flyers expect to return to same level of air travel as before coronavirus pandemic

Damian Carrington Environment editor

12, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Meet the Briton leading a Tesla rival who wants to save the planet
Peter Rawlinson says Lucid, which is about to list for $24bn, has drawn interest from big carmakers

Jasper Jolly

03, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Urgent policies needed to steer countries to net zero, says IEA chief
Economies are gearing up for return to fossil fuel use instead of forging green recovery, warns Fatih Birol

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ride-hailing rental startup Splend to transition Australian car fleet to electric
‘The economics are going to drive EV adoption,’ company founder says, citing petrol costs

Royce Kurmelovs

30, Mar, 2021 @1:42 AM

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Last thing we need is a 'cosy consensus' on climate crisis, warns Ed Miliband
Labour’s leader on climate says Boris Johnson must face up to ‘terrifying’ challenge of stopping global warming

Matthew Taylor

29, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Leading the charge: how the hospitality sector is building Australia's EV network
Instead of waiting for the government to step up, hotels, Airbnb hosts and other operators are installing micro EV chargers

Martin Farrer

27, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Why Japan's carmaking heavyweights could be facing an electric shock
Analysis: The rapid development of battery-only cars is eclipsing petrol vehicles and even hybrids, leaving Japan’s big producers racing to catch up

Martin Farrer

17, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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London teenagers' road signs highlight effect of toxic air on people of colour
Choked Up group demands action from mayoral candidates to tackle traffic pollution

Matthew Taylor

11, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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New US vehicles must be electric by 2030 to meet climate goals – report
Joe Biden needs ‘visionary target’ of cutting US emissions by 60% over 2005 levels

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

11, Mar, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Australia lags the world on electric vehicle choice and it's hurting take-up, industry says
Without policies to encourage buyers, new EV models are unlikely to reach Australia, which could be targeted as a dumping ground for petrol cars

Royce Kurmelovs

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Volvo says it will make only electric cars by 2030
Swedish carmaker also says it will sell its vehicles to consumers online only

Jasper Jolly

02, Mar, 2021 @7:48 AM

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