News Author: Tim Washington

Angus Taylor MP
3 May 2019

Angus Taylor’s ’housing tax’ accusation on EVs a laughable lie

Electric Vehicle Council CEO Behyad Jafari has described suggestions by Energy Minister Angus Taylor that…
1 April 2019

ALP announces Electric Vehicle Policy

Labor’s National Electric Vehicle policy a giant leap for affordability, investment, and the environment. The…
4 March 2019

Punitive tax on electric vehicles in NSW must be avoided at all costs

The Electric Vehicle Council is negotiating with NSW Labor to ensure that electric vehicles (EVs)…
25 February 2019

Federal government's electric vehicle plan requires better clarity and purpose

he peak body for the electric vehicle industry has expressed its disappointment at the federal…
14 February 2019

Infrastructure Australia recognises electric vehicle infrastructure as a High Priority – so high time for government to get on board

Infrastructure Australia has, for the first time, identified the construction of a national electric vehicle…
4 February 2019

Comparing the major parties' EV policies in NSW

First, it should be acknowledged that while there’s a lot left to be done, these…
30 January 2019

The Senate gets it, the world gets it, so let’s get Australia on board the great electric vehicle shift

The newly-released recommendations of the Senate’s Select Committee on Electric Vehicles should be implemented as…
12 January 2019

NSW takes an important step toward cleaning the air of vehicle pollution

The New South Wales Government’s new electric vehicle policy is an important step along the…
22 November 2018

A 50% EV target could prevent 2,000 deaths and save 41Mt of CO2e by 2030.

Electric vehicles could prevent up to 2,000 deaths and save 41 megatons of CO2e, if…
22 October 2018

National EV Charging Network

The Electric Vehicle Council of Australia (EVC) has welcomed the announcement of a national ultra-fast…
18 October 2018

Victoria speeding toward zero emissions with electric vehicles

Today’s report on driverless, electric cars by Infrastructure Victoria sets the stage for Victoriato lead…
15 June 2018

Australia’s Electric Vehicle Industry Gains Momentum: Report

On the back of global trends, media interest and growing consumer awareness at home, Australia’s…
16 April 2018

Electric Vehicle industry welcomes ACT’s policy leadership

The Electric Vehicle Council of Australia welcomes the ACT’s continued leadership on delivering policy to…
13 January 2018

Electric Vehicle Industry welcomes Minister's support

The Electric Vehicle Council of Australia has welcomed comments by Minister for the Environment and…
4 December 2017

EV Insights Webinar

Between August and November 2017, ClimateWorks, in collaboration with the Electric Vehicle Council, presented three…
20 October 2017

Fast charging network a confidence boost for electric vehicles

The NRMA’s $10 million roll-out of an electric vehicle fast-charging network across NSW will be…
4 October 2017

Qld reclaims 'smart state' honours with nation-leading electric vehicle strategy

Queensland has today jumped out ahead of the rest of the nation by joining the…
6 September 2017

Australian government supports electric vehicle leasing

Macquarie-CEFC deal to boost electric vehicle take-up A $100 million agreement between Macquarie Group's leasing…
27 July 2017

Industry welcomes QLD EV Super Highway

Australia’s electric vehicle industry has welcomed today’s launch of the Queensland Electric Super Highway. By…
7 July 2017

France bans petrol vehicles: What this means for Australia

The announcement by France to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 is the…
4 July 2017

Top 10 Electric Vehicle Myths Busted

In Australia the revolution is also underway, but slower to take hold. While EV technology…
14 June 2017

Time to act on electric vehicles

Fifty per cent of consumers would consider buying an electric vehicle today, but this could…
10 June 2017

Finkel Review: Electric Vehicles can help shape a better energy system

The Electric Vehicle Council welcomes the Finkel Review’s recognition of the important role of electric…
22 May 2017

New national body to drive uptake of electric vehicles in Australia

A new national body that aims to drive the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia…
28 April 2017

No, cutting your car’s carbon emissions won’t cost you more

The Australian government has started looking into carbon dioxide emissions standards for light vehicles, as part of…
28 February 2017

The voice of the Australian electric vehicle industry

While car manufacturers and governments around the world prepare for the reality of an electric…
26 November 2015

Electric Vehicle Council launches new EV digital information hub

Driving the Electric Vehicle Agenda The Electric Vehicle Council continues to lead the charge in…
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