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Parliamentary committee calls for ban on conventional cars
6 months ago

Parliamentary committee calls for ban on conventional cars

Petrol and diesel cars should be phased out of Australia’s transport system in favour of electric and hydrogen vehicles under recommendations put forward by a parliamentary committee.

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Motorists could pay to reach Labor target for electric cars
6 months ago

Motorists could pay to reach Labor target for electric cars

Federal and state governments would have to consider waiving stamp duty and car registration on electric vehicles as well as giving them the special use of transit lanes to reach …
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50 per cent of new cars to be electric under Labor’s new plan
6 months ago

50 per cent of new cars to be electric under Labor’s new plan

If elected, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has outlined a plan to introduce Australia’s first National Electric Vehicle (EV) policy, signalling a plan by Labor to make EVs an election issue. …
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Canterbury Bankstown Council takes charge of electric vehicles transition in the city
6 months ago

Canterbury Bankstown Council takes charge of electric vehicles transition in the city

ELECTRIC vehicles (EV) could soon be a common sight on our roads with Canterbury Bankstown Council already replacing their petrol and diesel vehicles in stages and installing charging stations.

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NRMA dismisses claim Labor’s electric vehicle target will leave tradies stranded
6 months ago

NRMA dismisses claim Labor’s electric vehicle target will leave tradies stranded

Australia’s largest motoring organisation has rejected claims by Energy Minister Angus Taylor that ute-driving tradesmen will be left stranded by Labor’s transport emissions policy, and has called for a ban …
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McCormack rejects diesel and petrol ban suggestion by NRMA
6 months ago

McCormack rejects diesel and petrol ban suggestion by NRMA

Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack speaks to the media in Canberra on the eve to the 2019 Budget. The NRMA wants to ban diesel and petrol car sales by 2025. …
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NRMA calls for ban on sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030
6 months ago

NRMA calls for ban on sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030

A major Australian motoring body is calling for a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars as early as 2025.

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Australians falling out of love with small cars and petrol engines
6 months ago

Australians falling out of love with small cars and petrol engines

The mainstays of the Aussie car market have taken a hit in the last year as car buying intentions cut a path away from the norm.

Both small cars and …
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How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far
6 months ago

How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far

Electric vehicles are taking ever-bigger bites out of global oil demand, but they haven’t yet caught up with the growing size of the pie.

Gasoline and diesel displacement by electric …
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“Open Season” for Australian Parliamentary Reports (Electric Vehicles)
8 months ago

“Open Season” for Australian Parliamentary Reports (Electric Vehicles)

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On 27 June 2018, a resolution was passed in the Australian Senate for the establishment of a Senate Special Committee on Electric Vehicles. The Committee was instructed to investigate and …
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