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Announcement – JET Charge series B funding round
14 February 2022

Announcement – JET Charge series B funding round

The JET Charge team once again have delivered big with a successful completion of their Series B funding round – rasing $25.5 Million. This wouldn’t have been possible without all the hard work, passion and dedication for the whole JET Charge team and amazing partners! Read the press release for all the details below.
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The roadblocks keeping EVs out of Australia
25 September 2019

The roadblocks keeping EVs out of Australia

The Frankfurt autoshow was a time of mixed feelings for Aussie EV enthusiasts. The world’s top manufacturers put their latest models on display and electric mobility was front-and-centre, but very few plans have been made to share them with Australia.

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Australia gets its first EV production WITHOUT government support
14 May 2019

Australia gets its first EV production WITHOUT government support

Queensland startup ACE EV is set to sign an agreement to build electric vehicles in Adelaide from next year. The deal marks Australia’s first domestic manufacturing for EVs and comes in the absence of any state support. Is this the beginning of a new era for Aussie industry?

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Labor pledges EV industry development fund
10 May 2019

Labor pledges EV industry development fund

One week out from the federal election, Labor have announced plans to fund $57 million of electric vehicle research and production in Australia. The strategy will create an “Electric Vehicle Innovation Council”, introduce new safety standards for EV charging installations, and help develop emerging battery technologies.

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Highlights of the Shanghai Auto Show
23 April 2019

Highlights of the Shanghai Auto Show

The Shanghai Auto Show has been underway for almost a week now, and it’s rapidly becoming clear that EVs are the flavour of the exhibition. Chinese startups stand alongside International automakers. Closed grilles and autonomous tech have taken centre stage. But we’re still left asking, will Australia be seeing Chinese EVs anytime soon?

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Utes in a post-combustion Australia
1 April 2019

Utes in a post-combustion Australia

The Aussie ute is an undisputed cultural icon. So long as there are heavy loads and long regional roads to carry them on, we’ll be driving utes & 4WDs. But if EVs rule the road, can our favourite workhorses make the switch? JET Charge takes a look at some exciting new developments to see if we can answer that question.

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Tesla backpedals on retail closures
12 March 2019

Tesla backpedals on retail closures

Tesla announces that that many of their retail locations will remain or reopen. This comes as an unexpected reversal of their decision to close almost all physical locations and move to online-only sales. High-end Model 3 variants will incur a 3% price rise as a result of this change. The Model S and Model X are still enjoying a massive price drop.

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