Tritium Manufacturing Radio Segments April 12

Tritium manufacturing site in Brisbane.

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Australian companies can do well with the move to electric vehicles.  David Brown gives us an example.

On the launch of the Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle we stopped in at the Tritium manufacturing site in Brisbane.

Those who started Tritium come out of the university Queensland making control systems for the solar challenge vehicles.

The have now developed a very clever and practical charging station system for electric cars.

Over 99 percent of their sales are to other countries representing some of the biggest and most competitive markets in the world including Germany.

As Scott Nargar the Manager of Future Mobility and Government Policy for Hyundai Australia said: “This is local engineering, local manufacturing, local jobs and skills and they’re based in the suburbs of Brisbane.

About David Brown 521 Articles
David’s boyhood passion for motor cars did not immediately lead to a professional role in the motor industry. A qualified Civil Engineer he specialised in traffic engineering and transport planning. What followed were various positions including being seconded to a government think-tank for the planning of transport firstly in Sydney and then for the whole of NSW. After working with the NRMA and as a consultant he moved to being an independent writer and commentator on the broader areas of transport and the more specific areas of the cars we drive. His half hour motoring program “Overdrive” has been described as an “informed, humorous and irreverent look at motoring and transport from Australia and overseas”. It is heard on 22 stations across Australia. He does weekly interviews with several ABC radio stations and is also heard on commercial radio in Sydney. David has written for metropolitan and regional newspapers and has presented regular segments on metropolitan and regional television stations. David is also a contributor for AnyAuto