The massive growth of EV availability and adoption is a showcase of the best the technology sector has to offer. Every passing year sees batteries last longer, cars drive more economically, and chargers deliver more power in less time. But while these developments are making individual EVs more energy-efficient, they might not be enough to combat the looming concern over mass adoption: overloading the grid.
The big red lettering, the oily asphalt and the stink of petrol are an unfortunate necessity at service stations worldwide, and Australians have been putting up with them practically since federation. But a future without servos might not be so far away, so today we’re taking a look at what a post-petrol Australia might look like.