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🗓️ Released weekly | Your podcast brief on the latest in electric vehicles and renewable energy technology from Australia and around the world.

EV Brief Podcas‪t‬ RGB Collective Media

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🗓️ Released weekly | Your podcast brief on the latest in electric vehicles and renewable energy technology from Australia and around the world.

    #31: Tesla, NIO, XPeng 2020 results, GE's Haliade-X Wind Turbine Lucid Air wins Good Design Award

    #31: Tesla, NIO, XPeng 2020 results, GE's Haliade-X Wind Turbine Lucid Air wins Good Design Award

    In this week's episode:
    0'00" - Introduction;
    0'55" - Lucid Air wins best car design in Good Design awards: https://evbrief.com/ev-news-brief1/2021/1/3/lucid-air-named-best-car-design-for-2020-in-good-design-awards?rq=lucid
    1'47": Tesla Q4 and annual results for 2020
    4'22": Tesla rolling out Supercharging sites in Israel
    4'43': Tesla planning entry into Indian market for sales and manufacturing
    5'36": Chinese automakers XPeng, NIO and Li Auto show strong 2020 results
    7'14": How will Brexit affect EV and battery manufacturing in the UK and Europe?
    8'20": Making the most of COVID in British Columbia: Tackling climate change this decade
    9'53": GE debuts test 13MW Haliade-X wind turbine
    11'05": Wrap up
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    • 11 min
    #30: Manufacturing News from Volvo, Mercedes, BMW & Hyundai, New York Gets 100MW Battery

    #30: Manufacturing News from Volvo, Mercedes, BMW & Hyundai, New York Gets 100MW Battery

    In this week's episode:
    0'00" - Introduction;
    0'55" - Hyundai announces new E-GMP vehicle architecture for future EVs: https://evbrief.com/news-brief/2020/12/12/hyundais-new-e-gmp-platform-to-underpin-future-bevs
    3'05": Volvo cars embraces full electrification of model range by 2030
    5'00": BMW retools facilities, constructs electric production plants for electric drivetrain future
    6'10': Mercedes-Benz shifts to electric production, expanding manufacturing and battery cell facilities around the world. The company plans 8 BEVs in production by 2022
    8'29": Canberra, Australia orders 90 new electric buses, as government looks to move to zero emissions transport;
    9'25": 434MW Bluewater power station in Western Australia has its asset value written down to zero by Japanese owners: https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2020/11/25/japanese-owner-of-was-bluewaters-coal-plant-reports-worst-ever-loss-in-face-of-energy-transition/
    11'35": A massive new 100MW battery is planned for Astoria, Queens, a partnership between ConEdison and 174 Power Global https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/con-edison--174-power-global-bringing-large-battery-project-to-queens-301194231.html
    13'08": Wrap up

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    • 13 min
    #29: Australian States Propose Punitive Tax on EVs, US Corporates Back EVs and more

    #29: Australian States Propose Punitive Tax on EVs, US Corporates Back EVs and more

    Timecodes:
    0'00" - Introduction;
    1'05" - Three Australian states propose punitive taxes on EVs. What should Australia be doing to incentivise a transition to zero emissions technology? Sign the petition to stop state governments introducing a tax on clean vehicles here: https://stopthecleanairtax.org.au/
    11'45" - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises 'Green Industrial Revolution', moves to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 https://renewablesnow.com/news/uk-pm-unveils-10-point-plan-for-green-industrial-revolution-721253/
    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50233206
    15'08" - US corporates form Zero Emissions Transport Association (ZETA): https://www.axios.com/electric-vehicle-lobbying-tesla-uber-zeta-46288c09-2976-4a63-99cb-9951c251bba0.html
    17'45" - Tesla set for S&P 500 inclusion in December
    19'27" - Rivian opens online orders for US customers, plans future with smaller products for Europe and China markets
    20'42" - Honda e wins overall 2021 German Car of the Year Award
    21'28"- Movia operating electric ferries in Copenhagen
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    • 23 min
    #28: In Conversation with Greg McGarvie, ACE Electric Vehicles

    #28: In Conversation with Greg McGarvie, ACE Electric Vehicles

    On this week's EV Brief, I chat with Greg McGarvie, Managing Director of ACE EV. ACE EV is currently designing a range of commercial electric vehicles for last-mile delivery, and has recently been awarded a $5 million grant from the Australian Government for a vehicle to grid power trial.

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    Music Elastic Peach by Two Dudes, used under licence from Soundstripe https://app.soundstripe.com/songs/7095

    • 34 min
    #27: Fiat & Peugeot Set to Merge, Arrival's Microfactories, NZ PM Goes Electric and More

    #27: Fiat & Peugeot Set to Merge, Arrival's Microfactories, NZ PM Goes Electric and More

    On this episode:
    1'03" - European regulators look set to approve the $38bn merger of Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) with Group PSA, parent company of Peugeot Citroën: https://www.autoblog.com/2020/10/26/stellantis-fca-psa-fiat-chrysler-peugeot-eu-approval/
    3'08" - Electric truck startup Arrival is going small; looks to microfactories for future of assembly: https://www.pesmedia.com/arrival-van-microfactory-02102020/
    4'26" - China, Japan and now South Korea set zero-emissions mandates; Australia remains disengaged: https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Environment/Japan-to-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions-to-net-zero-by-2050
    6'38" - New Zealand's Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers ditch diesel BMWs for Audi E-Tron SUVs;
    7'26" - Singapore working on vertically-stacked offshore battery deployment: https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/research-for-singapore-s-first-floating-energy-storage-system
    8'35" - Tesla offers low tariff for virtual power plant subscribers in the UK: https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/tesla-launches-uk-home-energy-plan-in-first-step-to-british-solar-and-battery-vpp/
    10'17" - General Electric working on giant 13MW offshore wind turbine: https://reneweconomy.com.au/ge-starts-testing-worlds-biggest-13mw-offshore-wind-turbine-37583/

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    • 12 min
    #26: Amazon's New Van, Waymo Launches in Phoenix, Tesla Model 3 MY21 Updates, FSD Beta Release

    #26: Amazon's New Van, Waymo Launches in Phoenix, Tesla Model 3 MY21 Updates, FSD Beta Release

    On episode 26:

    - Tesla news including Q3 earnings call, FSD beta release, Model 3 to receive suite of updates for MY2021;
    - Waymo launches to the public in Phoenix, AZ;
    - Tesla and Fastned team up on charging sites in Germany;
    - Ikea installs EV chargers in Australia;
    - Nexport/BYD to manufacture EVs in Australia;
    - Pacific Gas and Electric begins construction on 730 MWh battery peaker plant in Moss Landing, CA

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    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

pamuva ,

Great Aussie EV podcast

Great Aussie content and coverage of global news in the EV space, well presented and I look forward to every episode. SydEV.

EdstarOOOO ,

Broad knowledge and easy to understand.

He is so knowledgeable about electirc vehicles and cars in general. Fantastic resource if you are looking at buying a new electric vehicle or if you juest want to learn about them.

Megano S ,

Great podcast

Admittedly, I know little about cars but I genuinely enjoy this podcast and am learning a great deal. To be honest, I quite like Jono’s voice so I could listen to him talk about anything!

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