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EV charging for car stackers

10 March 2021

Our team have become experts at charging parked electric vehicles...but what about cars that are constantly moving? The rapidly increasing transition to electric vehicles, combined with the need to use urban parking spaces intelligently, posed an...


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Why is DC charging faster than AC?

07 March 2021

There are two ways to charge your electric vehicle; AC and DC. While the acronym is possibly more famous as an Aussie band, in the electric vehicle sector, AC means Alternating Current and DC, Direct Current. When presenting information about EV...


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Servicing decarbonised transport

09 February 2021

This post first appeared in the February 2021 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Magazine   Servicing decarbonised transport Electric vehicle sales are experiencing a compound annual growth rate of over...


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What is a battery management system?

15 November 2020

This article first appeared in the November 2020 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Magazine. What is a battery management system? I’m sure you are familiar with engine management systems, or engine control units, that...


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Electric forecourts - petrol stations of the future for electric vehicles?

20 October 2020

What do petrol stations of the future - to charge electric or hydrogen vehicles - look like? Milk, bread, a bag of lollies and…some electrons? As we move towards an electric transport future, what will happen to petrol stations? In many towns, the...


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What does the EV accessory market hold?

15 October 2020

This post first appeared in the October 2020 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Magazine.  EV accessories are different from traditional aftermarket items The amazing technology being developed in the electric...


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Can EVs tow?

29 August 2020

Can electric vehicles tow? This article was written for the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association magazine and appeared in the August 2020 edition. Although they’re not known for it, EVs are very capable of towing…with the right...


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Non-exhaust emissions from brakes and tyres...an EV killer?

29 August 2020

Reducing air pollution is one of the most important reasons to transition to electric vehicles Transport emissions are directly linked to the early deaths of 1715 Australians each year. Incredibly, this number is higher than the annual road...


Scaleable EV charging for apartments

Scalable EV charging for apartments

15 August 2020

EV charging for new developments The EVUp team recently partnered with Melbourne-based developers Banco Group to deploy three levels of EV charging at their latest apartment development, East Brunswick Village, known to locals as EBV. Like most...


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Is driving an EV better for the environment?

15 August 2020

This post first appeared in the August 2020 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Magazine   Why transition to low-emission transport? The cars we drive everyday contribute to half of Australia’s transport...


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Contactless EV charging payment...our latest EV network sites

05 August 2020

Designed for purpose... our latest EV charging projects Our consulting team have designed and installed EV charging solutions for three major and strategic sites in the past month, across new Melbourne developments. East Brunswick Village -...


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ICE to EV conversions...is it the next big thing?

15 July 2020

This article first appeared in the July 2020 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Magazine. Converting vehicles to electric drive…the next big thing? As the world transitions to electric vehicles, what happens to millions...


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How do EVs work?

10 July 2020

How do electric vehicles work? Electric cars currently have 2.2% global market share, with a new milestone of 1 million charging stations in the ground. Our numbers are still low, around 0.1% of market share, but our data shows a massive 74.2%...


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E-fleet consulting

15 June 2020

E-fleet consulting with EVUp Sometimes 'out of the box' hardware just won't work for your business. The EVUp consulting team troubleshoot EV charging situations that require specialised solutions. While the gradual transition of a commercial fleet...


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EV Charging - the basics for your business

15 May 2020

Think of charging your EV like charging your smartphone The first thing to note about EV charging is that you don’t ‘fuel’ your vehicle in the same way as an internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle. When you drive a petrol car, you’ll typically...


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Idle Off - supporting students to reduce Co2

08 May 2020

If you have children you’re no doubt familiar with the dreaded school run. As well as the queues of traffic entering school grounds each morning, there’s also the mid-afternoon tussle for a parking space at pick up time. While parents, teachers,...


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The future of EV charging

31 March 2020

Mad, bad and kind of brilliant...what does the future of EV charging look like?


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The EV landscape in Australia

15 March 2020

This article first appeared in the March 2020 edition of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Magazine. How many electric vehicles are there in Australia? It’s a bit of tricky one to answer as Tesla don’t release their sales figures, but there...


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EV Podcast - talking about motivation

14 March 2020

What motivates the team at EVUp? Our director Emma Sutcliffe was this week interviewed by EV Podcast host Theo Gibson to talk about the Australian EV landscape, but also why she so strongly believes in her work. Both EVUp founders are climate...


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Why are fleets transitioning to electric?

19 February 2020

Why are fleets transitioning to electric? Did you know that the Chinese city of Shenzhen, which has a population of 12 million people, now has a completely electric bus service? Their entire fleet of 16,000 of zero-tailpipe emission buses has...


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We’re proud to launch the EVUp network

29 January 2020

Why does Australia and New Zealand need electric vehicle charging?

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