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Wondering when the right time is to make the switch?
Vyro's Commitment to Safety: Supporting the NSW Rural Fire Service for Electric Vehicle Training
Breakdown of government incentives across Australia
Behind Vyro: How an Aussie startup is making buying EVs simpler
Vyro, the first virtual dealership for electric vehicles (EVs) in Australia, is revolutionising the way Australians buy EVs. In a recent article by Zecar, CEO Will Wise discussed the platform's convenience, transparency, and commitment to customer satisfaction. Read the full article on Zecar's website for more information.
Budget marks historic step forward for EVs
The 2023-24 Australian Federal Budget allocates funding to EV infrastructure, research, and development, indicating which is a positive step forward for the EV industry.
The Long Term Health Benefits of Electrifying Our Transport System
The Future of Electric Vehicles in Australia: Driving a Greener Future
Australia is making significant strides toward a future of electric mobility, and the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to continue in the coming years. Recent statistics show that Australia sold 33,410 new EVs in 2022, which is a promising sign for the future of sustainable transportation in the country. The government, businesses, and consumers alike are increasingly recognizing the benefits of EVs, from reduced emissions to lower fuel costs. In this blog post, we will explore the future of electric vehicles in Australia, looking at sales projections, new models set to hit the market, advances in charging infrastructure, and government incentives.
Why Now is the Perfect Time to Make the Switch to an EV in Australia
Are you considering ditching your gas-guzzling car and making the switch to an electric vehicle (EV)? If so, you're not alone. The EV market in Australia is rapidly growing, and for good reason. Not only are EVs better for the environment, but they're also becoming more affordable than ever before.
The Future of Hydrogen Vehicles: Hype or Reality?
As the search for sustainable transportation options continues, hydrogen fuel cell technology has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Proponents of hydrogen vehicles claim that they have several advantages over electric vehicles, including longer range and faster refuelling times. However, the reality is that hydrogen vehicles are still very much in their infancy and face several challenges that may prevent them from becoming a mainstream mode of transportation.
How Electric Vehicle Batteries Can Stabilise the Energy Grid as Virtual Power Plants
Electric vehicle (EV) batteries can be used as virtual power plants (VPPs) to stabilise the energy grid by providing a source of stored energy that can be dispatched back into the grid as needed. This can help to balance the supply and demand of electricity on the grid, which is essential for maintaining a stable and reliable power system.
Understanding the Chemical Composition of Electric Car Batteries: A Look at Sourcing, Environmental Benefits, and Origins
Electric car batteries are an increasingly important aspect of the push towards sustainable transportation. These batteries are responsible for powering electric vehicles (EVs) and are a key component in the shift away from internal combustion engines (ICE). While electric car batteries offer numerous environmental benefits, their production does involve the mining of natural resources. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the chemical composition of electric car batteries, where and how they are sourced, and the overall environmental benefits of EVs.
Understanding regenerative braking in electric vehicles
Electric vehicles, or EVs, are becoming an increasingly popular choice for many people looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on fuel costs. One important feature of EVs that helps to make them more efficient is regenerative braking.
Why do electric cars in Australia not come with a spare tire?
Have you ever noticed that electric cars in Australia don't come with a spare tire? If so, you're not alone. Many electric car owners have wondered why their vehicle doesn't come with a spare, especially since most gasoline-powered cars do. There are a few reasons why electric cars in Australia may not come with a spare tire:
Electric Vehicles: A Path to Economic and Environmental Benefits for Australia
Electric vehicles (EVs) have the potential to provide significant economic benefits to Australians. One of the main reasons for this is the fact that Australia is heavily reliant on imported fossil fuels, particularly oil. In 2019, Australia imported around two-thirds of its total oil consumption, at a cost of around $24 billion. This reliance on imported oil leaves the country vulnerable to price fluctuations and supply disruptions, which can have a negative impact on the economy.
Will electric vehicles increase the uptake of renewable energy?
Electric vehicles (EVs) have the potential to significantly increase the uptake and development of renewable energy. Here's why:
What will my petrol car be worth in ten years time?
The value of petrol cars will likely drop significantly in the next ten years due to a number of factors. Firstly, advances in electric vehicle technology mean that these vehicles are becoming increasingly popular, with many people now turning to alternative energy sources over petrol-powered cars. Additionally, the cost of petrol continues to rise and is expected to continue doing so in the future, making petrol-powered cars less appealing than their electric counterparts.
10 things to know before you sell a car in New South Wales
Are you looking to sell your car in New South Wales? If so, there are a few things you should know before you go through with the sale. In this blog post, we'll outline 10 of the most important things to keep in mind when selling your car in NSW. By knowing what to expect, you can ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible. So without further ado, let's get started!
Could autonomous vehicles replace air travel?
The future of autonomous vehicles is looking bright. Some experts believe that within the next decade, most or all vehicles will be autonomous. This shift to autonomous vehicles will be due in part to the increasing popularity of electric vehicles and the overwhelming growth in artificial intelligence (AI).
Ten things you should know about electric vehicles
There are boundless benefits to buying and owning an electric vehicle. Here are some of the highlights we feel everyone should know.
Vyro named in top 100 most promising Climate Tech startups from Aus & NZ
The 2022 Australia & New Zealand Climate Tech 100 is focused on identifying young, fast growing and innovative climate tech startups across Australia and New Zealand.
Types of Electric Vehicles – A Complete Guide
Electric vehicles (EVs) refers to cars or other vehicles with motors that are powered by electricity, rather than liquid fuels. In this guide we'll go through each type in detail.
ActewAGL partners with Vyro to secure exclusive supply of electric vehicles
The Vyro team is delighted to be partnering with ActewAGL to bring electric vehicles to their customers in the ACT and surrounds.
The fuel excise tax cuts are about to end
Today is the last day Australians will be able to take advantage of a temporary petrol price cut at the bowser. The fuel excise cut, which was introduced in the Morrison government's final budget in March, will end at midnight tonight.
Is Australia’s solar energy being wasted?
According to the Clean Energy Council, more than 3 million Australian homes are now harnessing the power of the sun to power their homes. That’s 4 in 10 houses across the country – making Australia one of the leaders of installed rooftop solar in the world.
No upfront stamp duty on NSW electric vehicle purchases
There was a collective ‘hooray!’ and a few fist bumps in the Vyro office last month when the NSW government announced that eligible new and used EVs will no longer be charged any upfront stamp duty. It’s been a painful process to manage for both us as a business and our customers who’ve had to claim their rebates.
The Electric Car Dictionary
Feel like you’re getting lost in the electric car lingo? We’ve got you covered. This dictionary will take you through everything you need to know about the world of electric vehicles – so you can become an EV expert before you know it.
Old petrol stations present a $6.7 billion problem that fuel excise must address
Vyro in the news: Charlie Richardson, former MD of Utilities at Accenture and now Strategic Advisor to Aussie EV startup Vyro discusses how we should be leveraging our existing petrol station network as partners in our conversion to EVs, not ignoring them.
Planning an epic EV road trip (in 5 easy steps!)
You’ve finally got your hands on a new electric car. Adventure awaits. But before you charge up and set off into the sunset, there’s a few things you’ll need to do to get the most out of your trip.
Treasurer reveals incentives for EV buyers
Vyro in the news: Car buyers could receive more incentives to purchase an electric vehicle as part of the government's proposal to reduce upfront costs.
Vyro axes BNPL program as EV demand skyrockets
Vyro in the news: Australian virtual electric vehicle dealership Vyro is axing its buy now, pay later program and plotting another capital raise, as consumers wait up to two years for a new EV due to supply chain issues.
The triple win for climate tech — A new report
To date, there’s never been any report on the impact of climate tech companies in Australia and New Zealand. The Climate Salad community set out this year to change that.
The best electric cars for Australian families
We’ve all seen the headlines. The demand for electric vehicles in Australia is at an all time high. But are they a good purchase for young families? The short answer is – absolutely. You’ve just got to find the right one for you and your family.
You beaut! Electric utes on the horizon for Australia
Drivers want a ute that’s able to take on our big, broad, robust country, but without the expensive fuel, high maintenance costs, and tailpipe emissions. And in a market dominated by diesels, it’s time for some cleaner, greener alternatives.
Vyro raises $1 million Seed round to create a virtual EV dealership
Vyro in the news: Vyro, the six-month-old startup looking to transform how electric vehicles are sold in Australia, has raised $1 million in Seed funding.
The latest in startup and technology news
Vyro in the news: This clip was originally aired on Ausbiz on 26 April 2022. You can view it here.
Want a Tesla? Get in line
Vyro in the news: Australian motorists are clamouring to buy electric vehicles (EVs) but face delays of several months, “even years”, for their new cars to arrive.
Breakdown of government incentives across Australia
It’s official. Australia is going electric. Every state and territory now offers incentives of some shape or form to buy an electric car. But not all offers are equal.
Australian electric vehicle company charging up the industry
This week we had the pleasure of speaking with Greg McGarvie, Managing Director at the Australian Clean Energy Electric Vehicles (ACE EV) Group, an Australian electric vehicle and technology manufacturer.
The hot new electric cars coming to Australia in 2022
Demand for electric cars in Australia is heating up. So, we've put together this guide, to cover all of the vehicles that are arriving in 2022 (including some vehicles that will be exclusive to the Vyro platform).
The ultimate guide to buying an electric car in Australia
Thinking of buying an electric car? There’s never been a better time... but we also know that all of the information online can be overwhelming. So, we've put together this guide, to cover everything you need to know when buying an electric car in Australia.
David’s journey to save money and the planet
This week we sat down with David Booth to hear more about his journey to going electric.
Top 10 myths from electric car skeptics
- and why they're wrong!
Despite the growing demand for electric vehicles in Australia, there’s still a lot of negativity and misinformation out there. Here are 10 of the most frequent myths, and why they're missing the mark by an electric mile.
10 of the best road trips around Australia
- as voted by the Vyro team!
Going on a road trip is one of the great Australian past times, and one of the best ways to explore this massive country. So, the team at Vyro have put together their top 10 epic road trips around Australia. Hopefully these give you a bit of inspiration for your next trip.
Meet the team that's disrupting Australia’s car industry
Here at Vyro we’re on a mission to put electric vehicles (EVs) in reach of every Australian. We formed the business in August 2021 when we noticed that our country was falling behind the rest of the world in its adoption of sustainable cars.
Going the distance
Long trips are inevitable in the vast Australian landscape. But are electric vehicles up for the task? We spoke with David Cann, an experienced long-range electric vehicle enthusiast to answer just that.
2.5 years on and we haven't looked back
Switching to an electric car can feel like a big change. Warwick Bowen made the leap about two and a half years ago now and here's what he has to say to anyone looking to follow him on his journey to sustainable mobility.
Three myths about electric vehicles
It's no secret that there are mixed opinions about electric cars. What they can do, how far they'll go, and what their impact on the environment will be. In this article we take a look at 3 myths around electric cars so you know what to expect - and don't believe everything you hear!
The top 3 barriers to buying an electric vehicle in Australia
Australia is an ideal market for electric vehicles, yet sales on our island country are well below the benchmarks of Europe and the United States. Why? What has slowed the inevitable flow of electric vehicles into Australia and what can be done to open the flood gates?