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That was The week That was… w/e August 27

That was The week That was… w/e August 27

Tw3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism

30 July – that was the week that was…

30 July – that was the week that was…

A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 30 July 2017 bearing on urbanism and it's discontents

Electric cars could have 10-20% of the market in 10 years

Electric cars could have 10-20% of the market in 10 years

Evan Thornley, the CEO of Better Place Australia, predicted on Inside Business yesterday that plug-in vehicles will have 10-20% of the Australian vehicle market by 2020 and the entire national vehicle fleet will have transitioned from petrol to electricity in 20-25 years. Better Place Australia, which is in the business of providing the support infrastructure […]

Where cars might be heading

Where cars might be heading

I’ve previously written in The Age (Efficiency the key to car culture) about the need to speed up the shift to smaller, lighter more environmentally friendly vehicles. This electric two passenger shared use vehicle designed at the MIT Media Lab gives an idea of where cars might be going in the immediate future.