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Canterbury Bankstown Council takes charge of electric vehicles transition in the city
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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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  • The motoring body says Australia …
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Australians falling out of love with small cars and petrol engines
9 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
9 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)
11 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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Report urges Government to support electric vehicles
11 months ago

Report urges Government to support electric vehicles

Australia needs to get serious about the uptake of electric vehicles on our roads, according to a report from a Senate Committee.

The committee has made a number …
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Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA
11 months ago

Road-user charge urged for electric cars: AAA

The nation’s peak motoring body says both major parties must confront the replacement of fuel excise with a road-user charge and start the transition by applying it to the growing fleet of …
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Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds
1 year ago

Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds

Motorists think it’s unfair for electric vehicle owners to use roads without paying fuel excise for their upkeep, leading to calls for a user-pays road tax.

According to …
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