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ATA calls for action on electrical vehicle road user charging
1 week ago

ATA calls for action on electrical vehicle road user charging

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) supports the Federal Government in implementing road user charging stations for electric vehicles, following the release of a new report by the Bureau of Infrastructure, …
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ACCC’s sloppy logic on electric vehicles fails to consider health costs
2 weeks ago

ACCC’s sloppy logic on electric vehicles fails to consider health costs

The ACCC’s claim that pollution-emitting vehicles are unfairly subsidising zero-emission vehicles completely overlooks the enormous health cost to the taxpayer caused by combustion engine vehicles, the Electric Vehicle Council has …
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ACCC says gas guzzlers subsidise electric cars, calls for change in how we pay for roads
2 weeks ago

ACCC says gas guzzlers subsidise electric cars, calls for change in how we pay for roads

WEALTHY motorists who can afford flash electric cars are unfairly using roads for free at the expense of poorer drivers, consumer tsar Rod Sims said yesterday.

Mr Sims, who chairs …
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You’ll probably need just 300 seconds to fully charge an EV by 2021, BP says
4 weeks ago

You’ll probably need just 300 seconds to fully charge an EV by 2021, BP says

Oil giant BP is investing in tech that will fully charge an electric vehicle in five minutes by 2021, according to BloombergNEF.

BP is currently spending $200m a year on …
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What does it cost to recharge an EV?
2 months ago

What does it cost to recharge an EV?

And how does that compare with refuelling a conventional car?

Buyers considering an electric car for their next purchase may ask themselves whether an EV will be cheaper to run.


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Electric cars ‘should help pay for roads’
2 months ago

Electric cars ‘should help pay for roads’

Australia should bite the bullet now and introduce a road-user charging system for  electric vehicles to restore fairness and help offset a future slide in $12 billion of fuel excise …
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Why NRMA supports electric vehicles
3 months ago

Why NRMA supports electric vehicles

The NRMA exists to support its Members and the community, and we are committed to continually delivering on our foundational purpose – to keep people moving. 

We are leading the national debate …
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Global petrol car sales may already have passed their peak as consumers eye EVs
3 months ago

Global petrol car sales may already have passed their peak as consumers eye EVs

Latest forecasts from market analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has predicted that electric vehicles will dominate the passenger vehicle market by 2040.

The Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 published by …
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Don’t forget about the other type of EV – Hydrogen power
4 months ago

Don’t forget about the other type of EV – Hydrogen power

With discussion on the future of Australia’s transport fleet growing day by day, it’s time to bring the other electric vehicle to the forefront of this important conversation. Hydrogen is the …
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‘Very close’: cost of some electric cars to match petrol ones by 2020
4 months ago

‘Very close’: cost of some electric cars to match petrol ones by 2020

The total cost of owning an electric vehicle will match some equivalent petrol or diesel-powered cars as soon as next year, according to analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

The …
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