The first electric Volvo truck on Australian roads has now completed 6000 kilometres and over 5200 kilowatt hours – here’s what the truckie who drives it has to say.
In the lead-up to the COP 26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, and as the Commonwealth Government gears up for a federal election, likely in May 2022, public attention has turned to emissions policy and what steps will be taken by the government to support and achieve its new net zero emissions by 2050 objectives.
Projections for the development of zero emissions heavy vehicles have proven to be conservative.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the Australian Government’s future fuels discussion paper and its commitment to a $24.5 million Freight Energy Productivity Program.
Pure Hydrogen Corporation and US-based Hyzon Motors have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a network of hydrogen refuelling stations for Australia.