SEA ELECTRIC IN THE NEWS

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    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...
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    Australian fleet owners look to shift to electric vehicles

    Nearly half of Australian fleet managers would consider incorporating electric vehicles in their fleet, a survey conducted by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation has shown. Of those, 40 per cent of Australian fleet buyer will turn to EVs within the next three months(!!!), and 50 per cent within the next two years. Reductions in fuel...
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    Fairweather expands on SEA Electric’s next step

    Electric propulsion made more inroads into the Australian mainstream following the announcement of a grant towards automotive technology company SEA Electric building a manufacturing plant in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The plant is to be capable of producing 2,400 vehicles per year at full production, employing around 500 people and producing annua...
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    Lithium battery price drop prompts Aussie electric van maker to set up in Victoria

    An Australian company will produce thousands of  delivery vans and minibuses every year from a new electric vehicle factory in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The Victorian government announced the plan with Melbourne-based SEA Electric on Tuesday. SEA Electric has already developed a range of electric drivetrain models for commercial and delivery vehic...
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    Electric vehicles set to bring hundreds of jobs to Victoria’s Latrobe Valley

    About 500 jobs are set to be created in the Latrobe Valley, with the Victorian Government announcing a deal to bring the manufacturing of electric vehicles to the region. The Australian-owned SEA Electric will set up the factory in Morwell, in the state’s east, with the first vehicle expected to roll off the production line...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Victorian state election: Today’s campaign at a glance

    “There’ll be many polls between now and election day. That poll was taken on the back of a federal voting intention poll and obviously we’ve had significant difficulties from Canberra over the last few months.” Liberal MP Tim Smith, speaking about Tuesday’s Newspoll that gives the Labor government a clear election-winn...
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    Work-ready electric waste trucks launched in Victoria

    South-east Melbourne’s City of Casey will be the first Australian council to feature a 100 per cent electric truck in operation, with the first residential hard-rubbish waste collection vehicle set for service this month. Launched at the Waste Expo Australia today in an all-local collaboration, waste management company WM Waste Management Services ...
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    Governments must prepare for electric vehicles, inquiry told

    The era of the electric vehicle is approaching and the Commonwealth needs the right policies and infrastructure in place, experts say. A parliamentary inquiry into electric vehicles has heard that electric vehicles will likely be cheaper in Australia than internal combustion engine cars by as soon as 2024. The falling cost of electric vehicles will...
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    Iveco ACCO goes electric!

    The Iveco ACCO is not a machine that is normally associated with cutting-edge tech. But the tried and true Aussie-built offering is suddenly at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution! Iveco has just confirmed an ACCO with a fully electric powertrain will be on show at the upcoming ‘Waste Expo Australia’ event in Melbourne. And...
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    Waste Expo to reveal ground breaking electric trucks in Melbourne

    A waste truck propelled by battery electric power will debut at Waste Expo Australia in October. The IVECO ACCO, a diesel-free waste truck with an electric drivetrain from SEA Electric, is an Australia-first joint project involving waste body equipment specialist Superior Pak. It will be unveiled at the three-day event to be held at the...
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    SEA Electric opens EV facility in Melbourne

    Australian automotive technology company, SEA Electric, has opened a new facility in Melbourne to bolster its electric vehicle production capabilities. The new location is 13 Advantage Drive, Dandenong South. SEA Electric has developed a proprietary electric driveline technology for the commercial vehicle sector, with five SEA-Drive drivetrains tar...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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