SEA Electric in the news

  • in Articles, Media Release
    LINFOX Trials SEA-Electric

    LINFOX trial electric truck developed by systems integrator SEA Electric for Woolworths Online and store deliveries.

    As global interest in electric vehicles (EV) continues to grow, Linfox and its industry partners are working to accelerate uptake of the technology in Australia’s road transport sector. Together with the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) and valued customers Woolworths and Australia Post, Linfox has helped form a working group dedicated to increas...
  • in News, Technology

    New factory to make Morwell ‘electric car capital’ as Labor eyes marginal seat

    Labor has struck a confidential deal to build an electric vehicle factory in Morwell, bringing an estimated 500 manufacturing jobs to the Latrobe Valley. The value of the five-year agreement between the Andrews government and Australian company SEA Electric has been kept secret but the deal has already been signed, meaning it will go ahead...
  • in Technology, Uncategorized
    E4V Van

    SEA Electric eyes $200m-plus annual van sales with Vic Labor backing

    Tony Fairweather, managing director of electric vehicle maker SEA Electric, is eyeing a $200 million-plus opportunity for delivery vans that the company aims to assemble in the Latrobe Valley after snaring an undisclosed subsidy from Victoria’s Andrews government. Premier Daniel Andrews said SEA Electric would build a plant capable of produci...
  • in News

    QFleet Electric Vehicle Transition Strategy

    When the Queensland Government released The Future is Electric: Queensland’s Electric Vehicle Strategy last year, we made a commitment to transition the government fleet to electric vehicles.  The QFleet Electric Vehicle Transition Strategy establishes this new technology firmly on the government’s fleet agenda. The current inclusion of electric ve...
  • in News

    NQR and FSR models with 200-250km range produced in with SEA Electric

    Isuzu Australia Ltd (IAL) will test two battery electric vehicles (EVs) it has developed in partnership with Melbourne-based EV developer SEA Electric. A purely Australian effort, it is independent of Isuzu’s Japan-focused Elf EV light commercial project EV previewed at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show but comes with the blessing of headquarters in Tok...
  • in News

    Solutions: Transport of tomorrow – The future is electric

    The reality of this sector today is that it’s dependent on refined petroleum that enters Australia through import vessels and leaves through tailpipe emissions. Electric vehicles allow us to address both ends of the equation. While we import more than 92 per cent of our oil requirements, we generate 100 per cent of our electricity...
  • in News

    Electric Trucks Get Ready to Roll | 2018-05-04 | Assembly Magazine

    Electric Trucks Get Ready to Roll Many truck manufacturers are developing all-electric power trains. Illustration courtesy Daimler AG At the recent Geneva Motor Show, vehicle electrification was a leading topic of conversation. While automakers aren’t giving up on the good-old internal combustion engine just yet, they’re investing billions of dolla...
  • in News

    Townsville battery “gigafactory” plan gains momentum : RenewEconomy   Townsville battery “gigafactory” plan gains momentum By Sophie Vorrath on 23 April 2018 Construction of a lithium-ion “giga-factory” in Queensland’s north is one step closer to being realised, after the high-powered Imperium3 consortium behind the proposed ...
  • in News

    An Electric Bus Just Broke the World Record for Distance Traveled on a Single Charge

    When California-based automaker Proterra took one of their all-electric Catalyst E2 Max busses to the Navistar Proving Grounds in Indiana, the vehicle managed to cover 1,772.2 kilometers (1,101.2 miles) before its battery pack ran out of power, breaking the record for the longest distance travelled by an electric vehicle on a single charge. The 40-...
  • in News

    Greens EV policy calls for ban on new petrol cars by 2030 : RenewEconomy

    The Australian Greens have thrown down the gauntlet ahead of the Batman by-election in Victoria, with an electric vehicle policy that would ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars in Australia by 2030. The Greens have unveiled a suite of measures the party said would “kick-start” the EV revolution in Australia, where it has...