HVIA-LITE: Collaborating to understand EV duty cycles

11 May 22

HVIA’s LITE Project steering committee met with the Queensland Transport and Logistics Council (QTLC) and the authors of their report “Addressing barriers to zero emissions trucks in Queensland to 2025,” to discuss its recommendations for stakeholders from the heavy vehicle industry; in particular the need to understand the duty cycles of heavy vehicles as a key to identifying the applications where zero emission heavy vehicles (ZEHV) can be successfully deployed.

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HVIA-LITE looking at industry EV training needs

6 April 22

n the early stages of the rollout of electric heavy vehicles in Australia, truck manufacturers have been working closely with specific local companies on the fitment of aftermarket bodies, tail lifts and other equipment, however it won’t be a niche market for long.

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Hydrogen superhighway to link eastern states

25 March 22

Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria have announced a landmark tri-state collaboration on a renewable hydrogen refuelling network for heavy transport and logistics along Australia’s eastern seaboard. 

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Our pathway to electromobility

23 March 22

The HVIA-LITE project driving committee is working to identify and resolve a wide array of issues including standards, legislative and access requirements, workplace and operational safety, repairs and maintenance, technical and emergency support, skills and training, energy supply and more.

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Australia-Germany hydrogen innovation project funding initiative 

11 March 22

The first project funding round, from an Australian partnership with Germany, provides industry with an exciting opportunity to work with a country leading the world in renewable hydrogen technologies.

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New ARENA funding for commercial fleets

21 February 22

The newly expanded $250 million Future Fuels Fund to support support the uptake of low and zero emissions commercial vehicles over the next four years.

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Australia Post welcomes first electric trucks to its delivery fleet

1 December 21

st has welcomed the first of 20 electric trucks to its national delivery fleet, with three Fuso eCanters now delivering parcels to customers in Melbourne ahead of Christmas.

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CEFC hydrogen investment fuels world’s heaviest fuel cell electric trucks

10 November 21

landmark investment by Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation will help develop a local hydrogen economy while driving down emissions in the transport sector.

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HVIA welcomes Government investment in Future Fuels infrastructure

9 November 21

HVIA has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of increased funding for infrastructure to support the rollout of battery and fuel cell electric vehicles.

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Driving down emissions in heavy transport with renewable hydrogen

8 November 21

Heavy vehicles powered by renewable hydrogen will be used in a first-of-a-kind deployment in Townsville, helping to reduce emissions in the transport and mining sectors.

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How the Government’s statement at COP26 affects you

3 November 21

The Australian Government's 2021 Low Emissions Technology Statement goes some way to addressing the chicken and egg dilemma:

How will there be an adequate demand for the new technology if the energy supply and infrastructure isn't in place? And who will invest in the infrastructure if there isn't a market to support it?

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Electromobility – a new set of skills challenges

22 September 21

Before the roll-out of zero emissions trucks can happen in earnest, there are a range of significant common challenges that will require a coordinated and strategic approach to resolve.

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Time to unveil the future of fuels

31 March 21

The Australian Government has committed to support low emission technologies across the innovation chain, and the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show is the place to see where that is taking us.

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The Government’s new Future Fuels Strategy should be more courageous

10 February 21

The Government released a discussion paper of its Future Fuels Strategy. Feedback on the discussion paper will be used to shape the final strategy.

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Heavy vehicle industry welcomes Government commitment to future fuels

21 September 20

Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has praised the Australian Government’s funding commitment for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced on Friday.

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BP Energy Outlook trumped by inspired vision

16 September 20

BP’s annual Energy Outlook has played poor cousin to BP’s announcement of a new and rapid commitment to a clean energy future.

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PM’s Pledge for Affordable Electricity Supply

15 September 20

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Government will back a new gas power plant in the Hunter Valley if the energy sector doesn’t replace Liddell power station’s capacity before it closes down in 2023.

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Sea Electric powering Ikea’s last mile ambitions

11 December 19

All Purpose Transport have launched Queensland's first electric truck, ready to help Ikea cope with its Christmas and New Year rush.
Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads the Hon Mark Bailey MP praised the collaborative leadership in innovative clean energy technology.

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The future is unfolding – right under your feet

31 July 19

Advances in electric trucks were a major highlight of the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Not only were there a range of fully electric and hybrid trucks on display, one of the most exciting developments came from key component suppliers. This new short video that highlights that story.

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