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JET Charge partners with Team Global Express to pioneer Australian-first EV depot of the future (NSW)
15 March 2024

JET Charge partners with Team Global Express to pioneer Australian-first EV depot of the future (NSW)

JET Charge, Australia’s leading EV charging infrastructure company has teamed up with freight giant Team Global Express to establish an innovative electric vehicle depot in Western Sydney. This landmark project, backed by ARENA (the Australian Renewable Energy Agency) funding, aims to deploy 60 electric trucks with cutting-edge charging infrastructure. Read more about this groundbreaking collaboration […]
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Are Rivian just another startup?
1 February 2021

Are Rivian just another startup?

How do we separate the wheat from the chaff in the ever-growing field of EV startups? Is there room on the Nasdaq for a second Tesla? If several billion dollars and a contract for 100,000 Amazon vans aren’t enough, then maybe nothing is.

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Electrified mining expands
10 December 2019

Electrified mining expands

BHP are extending their electric Land Cruiser trial to WA iron ore and nickel mines. Read about the advantages of leaving diesel behind here on the JET Charge blog.

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EV tech is coming to an industry near you
27 August 2019

EV tech is coming to an industry near you

Most of us will never set foot on a minesite or a commercial port, but these are the beating hearts of economies the world over. But are they a good fit for electric vehicles? With dump trucks, tug boats, and now excavators making the switch, it sure looks like it.

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Electric utes pt. II: meet Rivian
25 April 2019

Electric utes pt. II: meet Rivian

Earlier this month we raised the question of utes in a post-combustion Australia. Since then our PM has said EVs will “end the weekend” but many Aussies are still eager to see EVs translate to an outdoor lifestyle. Fledgling US automaker Rivian thinks they have what it takes and have slated their R1T dual-cab and R1S SUV for an Aussie release. Is this the beginning of the end for the combustion ute?

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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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