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    Electric Delivery Trucks Growing In Australia

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    Just as Australian state and federal regulations are being adapted to the transition to electric semi trucks, local councils are being urged to examine their regulations to allow quiet, less polluting electric delivery trucks to operate at night. These trucks could then charge during the day, using cheap solar and reducing running costs. Currently, curfews on noisy diesel trucks stop them operating at night. Would it be possible to exempt electric vehicles from this law? Although, an electric garbage truck would probably still be noisy, like the one that wakes me up every Friday morning at about 5 am.

    Electric delivery trucks could transform how cities operate. “We don’t have to build more roads and we get less congestion during the day. It would be a win-win,” says Volvo’s e-mobility…

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