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Driving EVs in the Real World | With Neerav Bhatt

Bridie and Neerav look at working out real vs WLTP range for EVs before taking a road trip, and also dip into time-of-use pricing to promote EV adoption, the challenges of retrofitting older apartments with charging infrastructure, street-level EV charging solutions and boost modes in electric vehicles.

LINKS

Podcast Website: elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Neerav Bhatt: twitter.com/neerav
BridieEV: twitter.com/BridieEV
Neerav's Electrifying Everything Blog: https://www.bhatt.id.au/blog
Neerav's Electrifying EVerything Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClykQp_7S-Jkq0mqTa8gvqg
Neerav on TechAU: https://techau.com.au/author/neerav/

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MG4 electric hatch lands in Australia | With Jen Dudley-Nicholson

In this episode, Jen and I discuss the MG4's debut on the sales charts, tackle the NSW government's controversial decision to scrap EV rebates and confirmation it won't introduce a road tax until 2027. Amidst rapid developments, including LDV's new electric ute and Toyota's future (with a capital F) plans, we explore what's next for EVs and charging infrastructure Down Under. We also find out what people think about BYD's latest decision. Note: This episode is a bit delayed due to my recent bout with laryngitis, but better late than never!

LINKS

Podcast Website: elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Jen Dudley-Nicholson: twitter.com/jendudley
BridieEV: twitter.com/BridieEV
August 2023 EV Sales: https://www.mynrma.com.au/electric-vehicles/news/ev-sales-august-2023

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Epic and Electric: EV Road Trip Learning Curves | With Tiff Overton

Bridie Schmidt talks to Tiffany Overton, a U.S. native and lean principles consultant in Australia, who undertook a groundbreaking electric road trip around Australia in her slow-to-charge Mercedes EQC400. Tiffany's adventurous journey made her the first woman to drive solo around Australia in a non-Tesla EV, facing unique challenges. A year on, Bridie talks to Tiffany about her EV purchase and road trip, the changing EV charging landscape, and lessons learned.

LINKS

Podcast Website: elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Tiff’s blog on Solid Systems: Tiff’s EV Adventure Around Australia (EVAAA)
Tiff’s post on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:…569044405731328/

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The Blue Bandit Rides Again | With Wiebe Wakker

Bridie Schmidt catches a ride to Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport with Wiebe Wakker, who in 2016 took off on an around-the-world trip in a converted all-electric VW Golf dubbed the Blue Bandit to tackle the notion that EVs can’t drive very far.

LINKS

Podcast Website: elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Plug Me In Project: plugmeinproject.com/
Wiebe on Twitter: www.twitter.com/wiebewkkr