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Australia - Electric Vehicles


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Australia - Electric Vehicles

Progress in the Electric Vehicle sector has been rather slow and new developments are coming from others wanting a share of the new activities. A large number of smartphone apps are now available for drivers to optimise their trips, become more energy-efficient. Car manufacturers are also using the smart car platform as a possibility for additional (energy) services that can be offered to the marketplace.

A new generation of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) will start entering the market in larger numbers over coming years. Companies such as Ergon Energy and ChargePoint are among the innovation leaders in this market.

Companies covered in this report include:

Toyota, Ausgrid, Ergon Energy, Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, Better Place, ChargePoint, Downer EDI, Intelematics Australia

Technologies mentioned in this report include:

electric (EV), smart cars, Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PHEV), Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle to Grid (V2G), C-ITS, TMC, NBN, ITS-A.


1. Synopsis
2. Smart cars
2.1 Tesla and Telstra's Mobile Network
2.2 Autonomous cars
2.3 Lexus gets online services
2.4 Toyota Fun-Vii
2.5 Driverless trucks
2.6 Alternative Revenue Streams for Automakers
3. The Electric Vehicle (EV) market in Australia
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Smart vehicle technology
3.3 Market overview - 2014
3.4 Fast charger deployment status
3.5 Market predictions
3.6 Demand management of electric vehicle charging using Victoria's Smart Grid
3.7 EV recharge networks
3.7.. Introduction
3.7.. ChargePoint
3.8 Smart Grid integrated electric vehicle charger
3.9 Vehicle to Grid (V2G)
3.10 Packet based power delivery system for EVs
4. The focus shifting to Asia
5. Electric vehicles within Smart Grid/Smart City project
5.1 The outline of the trial
6. Standards
7. Other reports
Tabl. . Status of total EV/PHEV owned (2013)
Tabl. 2 - Comparison between the use of an iMiEV and a VW Polo Diesel over a 10 year lifecycle.
Exhibi. 3 - Learning from e-cars

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