SecurityBrief Asia logo
Asia's leading source of cybersecurity and cyber-attack news

Electric vehicle news stories

Story image
Cybersecurity
Trend Micro unveils dedicated security for electric vehicles
The cybersecurity company has announced VicOne - dedicated security for the electric vehicles and connected cars of today and tomorrow.
Story image
Sustainability
First digital tool to help reduce commuter carbon emissions
Transportation planning company Abley has developed the first digital tool to help reduce carbon emissions generated by commuters.
Story image
Sustainability
The Warehouse Group expands EV fleet with introduction of EV trucks for home deliveries
The trucks add to the Group’s expanding fleet of light electric vehicles and will operate in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Christchurch.
Story image
Electric car
Charging infrastructure: The key for electric vehicle take-off
The global EV charging infrastructure market will reach $40 billion per year by 2030.
Story image
Volvo
EVs to emit forest sounds and choir music to warn pedestrians
Near-silent EVs are up to twice as likely to have a collision with a pedestrian as a result of the difficulty in hearing them approaching.
Story image
Cloud
BlackBerry QNX to power Damon Motorcycles CoPilot warning system
"Damon’s new Hypersport Pro is a game-changing model for the motorcycle industry."
Story image
Innovation
And the James Dyson Award goes to... Electric Cargo Trike
The innovators intend to solve a multitude of problems faced by New Zealand cities, the team states. This includes environmental issues, efficient package delivery and safety for couriers.
Story image
Government
Kiwi startup making waves in electric transport
“We’re helping organisations address one the biggest challenge of our time climate change by giving them a practical way to reduce their own carbon footprint."
Story image
Trade Me
Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
“With climate change top of mind for many people, a range of new models on the market and rising fuel costs, we think more Kiwis will make the switch in the near future."
Story image
Electric car
Jaguar Land Rover accelerates electrification plan
The news was confirmed to workers at Castle Bromwich as the production of the current XJ came to an end.
Story image
Uber
Push a button, get a flight - Uber Air is coming to Melbourne
"In the coming years, with Uber Air, we want to make it possible for people to push a button and get a flight.”
Story image
Smart Home
EV campervans to hit NZ roads in July
Jucy Rentals is about to unleash the first wave of fully electric rental campervans in New Zealand in July  – and each camper will be able to travel approximately 200 kilometres on each charge.
Story image
Cloud
Tesla unveils the Model Y SUV
After much anticipation, Tesla unveiled the Model Y last week – a vehicle that is described as an all-electric, mid-size SUV that can seat seven adults – and the vehicle has a glass roof.
Story image
Australian Government
Electric car infrastructure needs to be a high priority
“Australians should be able to drive all over this massive nation with complete confidence in a zero-emission vehicle.”
Story image
Atari
Tesla's software updates: Dashcams and Atari and navigation, oh my!
Tesla is has rolled out a new software update that includes features like dashcam capabilities, better climate controls, obstacle avoidance, and even in-car gaming.
Story image
Tesla
Hands-on review: The Tesla Model X P100D
Never have I been in a car which has been this much of a conversation starter. Almost everywhere we parked, I’d have people come up and ask questions about the Model X.
Story image
Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar EV's new sound alert for blind pedestrians
One of the original sounds included one inspired by sci-fi spacecraft, but instead of looking at the road, pedestrians ended up looking at the sky.
Story image
NZ Government
Kiwis dream of electric vehicles - while we're buying gas guzzlers
“The number of EVs in the fleet grew by 3,656 in 2017 but the number of large vehicles, with engines greater than 3000 cc, grew by five times that amount."
Story image
Tesla
What Tesla's been up to in New Zealand
Tesla Mobile Service, more destination chargers, and a peek at the Model 3... here's the latest goss from Tesla NZ
Story image
Trade Me
Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
Story image
Innovation
Innovative EV projects receive $3.97m government funding
“This is about demonstrating the rapidly evolving technology that is making electric vehicles a practical option for a growing number of businesses."
Story image
BMW
Quick bites: What's happening in the EV space right now
There’s been a lot of rumbling in the electric vehicle (EV) space recently, especially with the likes of Tesla finally opening its Auckland showroom.
Story image
BlackBerry
Chinese EV maker uses BlackBerry tech to create safer vehicles
Vehicles will be able to make sure critical systems are isolated and are able to run safely, even if there are problems with non-critical systems.
Story image
Meridian Energy
How to get businesses on board with electric vehicles
Drive Electric have release advice on how to go about working with businesses to transition to an EV fleet.