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Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda
2 years ago

Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda

Why are we talking about EVs now?

A more pertinent question might be: why weren’t we talking about them earlier? The treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, tried to start a discussion in …
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If electric cars are in the fast lane, their drivers must pay road tax
2 years ago

If electric cars are in the fast lane, their drivers must pay road tax

Australia needs to get cracking on charging electric car drivers to use roads or risk losing $17 million a year in fuel excise if Labor’s new national electric vehicles policy …
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Revelations a road pricing inquiry will be shelved until after the election shows Morrison government has no plan or ambition…
3 years ago

Revelations a road pricing inquiry will be shelved until after the election shows Morrison government has no plan or ambition…

The revelations that the Morrison government will again delay an inquiry into road pricing shows they are willing to jeopardise sound transport policy and planning in favour of clinging to …
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Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020
3 years ago

Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris calls for road charging by 2020

Australia needs to bite the bullet on road-user charging in the next few years before the disruptive influence of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient cars blows a hole in government …
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