The Croatian-built Rimac Concept One electric sports car has been exhibited at the Top Marques Monaco motor show. The manufacturers claim that it could do 500 kilometres an hour but they have limited to 300 kilometres an hour for safety reasons. It will do 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in 2.8 seconds and has a range of 600 kilometres on a single charge – and will cost $US 980,000.
- Melbourne to Get “World First Tesla Suburb”The Glenvill property group has announced the first release of houses in its Yarraville development which it says will be the world's first"Tesla suburb". Every house will have a Tesla Powerwall, electric car recharging points and a six-star ecologically sustainable development rating. Continue reading »
- Australian Regions Set More Ambitious Renewables TargetsVictoria and Queensland have announced targets for the increased use of renewables for electricity generation. Meanwhile, proposals that could make Kangaroo Island reliant on only local renewable resources for both electricity and transport are being considered. Continue reading »
- Sydney Markets to Get Australia’s Largest Solar CarparkSydney Markets at Flemington is installing the largest purpose-built solar car park in Australia. Continue reading »