Deputy PM Michael McCormack officially opened ARRB's new national headquarters – in front of more than 250 guests at Port Melbourne last week.
The Tasmanian Government has commenced testing two Smarter Fleet Programs, aimed at reducing transport emissions and targeting heavy vehicles and electric vehicles in local government.
The Australian Logistics Council has announced the formation of an Electric Vehicles Working Group, to consider the full impact that this rapidly-evolving transport solution will have on the movement of freight in the years ahead.
ARRB is hosting its first Hack-a-thon in April, focusing on the emergence of autonomous driving, connected roads and electric vehicles.
Electric vehicle charging stations have been installed at Townsville and Carmila, creating an 'electric super highway' between Coolangatta and Cairns in Queensland.
Automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the launch of a new alliance focused on developing autonomous electric vehicles for parcel delivery, ride sharing, on-the-road e-commerce and more.