BULK BUY of SECOND HAND ELECTRIC CARS

Years ago you may have participated in a community organised bulk-buy of solar panels. In 2021 would you consider participating in the bulk-buy of a second-hand Japanese electric car? If so, have a read of this article from The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jul/30/electric-cars-green-recovery-price-second-hand-bulk-buy from July 2020.

The Good Car Company website is here https://www.goodcar.co/

If you decide to buy one CONTACT me and let me know how it worked for you.

I will add more articles (below) on Electric Cars as I find them in them online.

Where are Australia’s electric vehicles?
A 28 minute ABC podcast on the status of Electric Car sales in Australia. Issues involved in Electric Car ownership, both real and imagined, are discussed extensively.
https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow/where-are-australia%25E2%2580%2599s-electric-vehicles/13125702

How is Australia travelling with the switch to electric cars?
Electric cars will become a part of the power grid one day – and many countries are speeding ahead with uptake. So why is Australia stuck in the slow lane?
By Mike Foley, FEBRUARY 1, 2021
https://www.smh.com.au/national/how-is-australia-travelling-with-the-switch-to-electric-cars-20210127-p56x5n.html

GM Has Upped Its Bet That Americans Will Go Electric
But Ford is going the other way, gambling that EV demand will come late
Steve LeVine in The Mobilist
https://themobilist.medium.com/gm-has-upped-its-bet-that-americans-will-go-electric-ec9d40396f8c

GM’s move the beginning of the end for petrol cars
Elizabeth Knight, Business columnist, The Age, February 1, 2021
https://www.theage.com.au/business/companies/gm-s-radical-shift-to-electric-will-rattle-complacent-us-car-industry-20210201-p56yhm.html

How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling
Robert McLachlan, Professor in Applied Mathematics, Massey University
The Conversation, 2 February 2021
https://theconversation.com/how-to-cut-emissions-from-transport-ban-fossil-fuel-cars-electrify-transport-and-get-people-walking-and-cycling-154363

An editorial and two articles from “The Conversation” on 8 February 2021.
https://theconversation.cmail20.com


“GREENING UP” COMMUNITY HOUSING

Community Housing Industry Association (Vic) has released an OUTCOME REPORT on their work in “greening up” government funded housing. They’ve done a great job capturing all the lessons and benefits and it’s excellent timing with all the government money flowing at the moment. Here is the government’s PRESS RELEASE.