Warnings that a tide of electric vehicles will cut Australia's tax income put the cart well before the (low-emissions) horse.
Electric cars might be a quick fix to clean up transport, but the problems with cars go beyond just emissions.
It will be hard to adjust. Considering what happened with the onset of car travel and web surfing, society can't just wing it.
Elon Musk is a master of keeping investors believing in the dream of Tesla, but analysis of the company’s output and financials reveal a darker picture.
There is a rapid shift in production of electric cars all over the world. But how will it benefit ordinary people?
Self-driving, shared, electric vehicles and increasing urban density represent four disruptions that will transform city life. But a transport utopia isn't a guaranteed outcome of their interactions.
Despite the hype around electric vehicles, sales in most nations, including Canada, remain stagnant. Policy support in California and Norway have helped boost sales.
Elon Musk's new Semi has platooning capability - where multiple trucks commute in a line with a single driver in the lead vehicle. But could it work in Australia?
While other countries race into the distance, Australia is still on the starting grid when it comes to electric cars. Why so slow? Because we don't have a proper recharging network.
The implications, economic and otherwise, of this massive policy change are only beginning to sink in.
The road to an electric future needs to be paved with more than good intentions.
Shifting to plug-in cars wouldn't be enough to max out global oil consumption by 2040. But it could help make that happen if cities pitch in and ride-sharing doesn't crowd out public transportation.
Australia needs to 'embrace uncertainty' on the future of transport, with flexible, holistically focused policy.
Volvo might be the first car company to go all-electric, but it's far from the market leader and petrol will continue to be relied upon.
More than 200 mayors have committed their cities to stick with the Paris climate deal no matter what the US does. Electric vehicles offer a promising route to making good on that pledge.
Elon Musk struck a blow for open IP, so should other sustainable industries go the same way?
The Australian market is awash with highly polluting cars. But there are a couple of key resources to help you find the best vehicle that fits your needs.
By boosting the demand for energy from the grid, electric cars could help create an incentive for more renewable energy investment, while smoothing over issues with supply and demand.
Wireless charging means these cars could run off much smaller and cheaper batteries.
Australia needs stronger policy aimed at curbing air pollution, but the options currently on the table fall short. For now, we could all aim to drive less and turn off the engine when the car is idle.