Monthly Archives: January 2015


Malcolm Turnbull visits Tesla

It's been an interesting week in Australian politics with Prime Minister Abbott hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons.  The farcical notion of an Australian Prime Minister awarding a knighthood to the Queen's husband has dominated the airwaves and rightly called into question the PM's judgement. Not being so highly reported but a story

January 30th, 2015|

Are Autonomous Cars the Canary in the Coalmine?

MEC has reported on the impending revolution of autonomous (self drive/driverless/no driver) vehicles previously.  Already we are seeing the technology built in to existing high end models  such as the Tesla P85D and probably most people are aware of the Google self drive car. The advances in the underlying technology seem to be advancing at a more

EV Best for Environment

  There has been quite a bit of press coverage recently resulting from the study by the  University of Minnesota that had the predictable headlines of "Your all electric car may not be so green" or similar, despite that same study stating the cleanest vehicles are electric cars powered by renewable energy. Funny how some reporters

January 4th, 2015|