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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

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Rammed: How Carmakers are Killing our Climate Goals | With Belinda Noble

Belinda Noble of Comms Declare joins Bridie Schmidt to look at how carmakers are spending more and more money to suck us into buying bigger more polluting vehicles, and the impact that has on our net zero goals.

LINKS

Podcast Website: https://elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Comms Declare Rammed report: https://commsdeclare.org/rammed/
Join the Fossil Fuel Ad Ban: https://fossiladban.org/

Who Gives A Crap About Emissions | With Jen Dudley-Nicholson

Bridie Schmidt brings you info and tidbits about electric vehicles in Australia and beyond. In this episode, Bridie chats with Jen Dudley Nicholson, AAP Future Transport reporter about the latest happenings in EV news, including the fact that there are now not just two EVs in Australia priced under $40,000, but three! Competition is heating up.

LINKS

Podcast Website: https://elevatepod.com.au/
Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Jen Dudley-Nicholson: twitter.com/jendudley
BridieEV: twitter.com/BridieEV
EV Sales chart: twitter.com/BridieEV/status/1676764351716532224

BYD Dolphin makes a Splash | With Sarah Moran

Welcome to the first episode of Elevate Pod! In this episode, Sarah Moran and I talk you through the recent launch of the BYD Dolphin electric hatchback, held in June 2023 at Seaworld on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

LINKS

Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au
Girl Geek Academy: https://girlgeekacademy.com/
BYD Dolphin specs sheet: https://bydautomotive.com.au/brochures/BYD-DOLPHIN-2023.pdf

Welcome to the Elevate EV Podcast!

Welcome to the Elevate Podcast!

Introducing the elevate EV podcast, a show that aims to lift you out of dependency on the infernal internal combustion engine and the drudgery of diesel and petrol, by entertaining and informing you with practical tips and the latest goings on with EVs in Australia and around the world. Hosted by Bridie Schmidt.

LINKS

Contact details: bridie@elevatepod.com.au