David Sullivan
David Sullivan is the Head of Electrification business for ABB in Australia. He leads a technology portfolio that covers the full electrical value chain from substation to the point of consumption, enabling safer and more reliable power. He also oversees ABB Australia’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and is a former Board Member of the Electrical Vehicle Council of Australia. David was appointed Head of Electrification in 2016 after leading the Medium Voltage business for three years and, prior to this, managing national sales and account management for the Power divisions. David has more than 20 years’ experience, both locally and internationally, in the electrical supply industry as it relates to Utilities, Process Industries and Minerals. He holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from University of NSW and a Masters of Business Administration from Open University UK.

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Australia’s electric vehicle take-up is slow but showing signs of life

As we celebrate World EV Day 2021, how is Australia fairing in its pursuit towards sustainable transport and electric vehicle adoption?
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Education may catapult electric vehicle growth

Electric vehicles represent a fundamental shift in vehicle technology. While some of the shift requires a change of behaviours, much of the shift relates to changes in favour of time and cost savings.

Can Australia’s electricity grid cope as electric vehicle adoption grows?

With electric vehicle adoption on the rise, one important consideration for government and industry is the implication of EVs on the electricity grid.

Making the leap – barriers and benefits to a world moved by electric vehicles

The electric vehicle market is making strides toward becoming a mainstream choice in the automotive industry, but we still need greater energy behind education and policy.

We need political will to move from lag to lead in Australia’s e-mobility movement

The underlying influencer of change is government policy. Without this, the future for electric vehicles will be unnecessarily stunted.
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Pedestrians, passengers and transport: Together in electric dreams

Both ABB and the EV Council are advocating for overarching Federal policies that incentivise Australians to make their next car purchase electric

Simple steps can nullify any grid strain from EVs down under

Introduction of newer models, more competitive upfront costs compared to petrol and diesel cars, and lower running costs will accelerate the adoption of EVs