12-14 July | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
The ECOCITY Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanising world.
EVC CEO Behyad Jafari will be speaking on 14 July, discussing the role of electric vehicles in Zero Carbon Transport and Mobility.
14-15 June | ICC, Sydney
The Electric Vehicle Council are sponsors of the Renewable Cities conference, hosting the Electric Vehicle Workshop on 15 June.
Future Vehicles World 2017
2-4 May 2017 | Rydges, North Sydney
Electric Vehicle Council representatives and members will be speaking on a range of topics across this two day event.
Energy Productivity Summit 2017
4-5 April 2017 | Sydney
Catch the Electric Vehicle Council on day one (4 April), discussing opportunities in energy productivity through road transport.
ALP announces Electric Vehicle Policy
1 April 2019
Labor’s National Electric Vehicle policy a giant leap for affordability, investment, and the environment. The Electric Vehicle Council has today described Labor’s National Electric Vehicle policy as a game changer that will spur investment and start driving the nation into a cleaner transport future. The policy, Australia’s first, would introduce a national electric vehicle target […]
Punitive tax on electric vehicles in NSW must be avoided at all costs
4 March 2019
The Electric Vehicle Council is negotiating with NSW Labor to ensure that electric vehicles (EVs) are exempted from the party’s proposed luxury vehicle tax. Labor’s policy would raise stamp duty on new and used vehicles to $7 per $100 for cars over $100,000, and $9 per $100 over $150,000. When announced, a carve out for […]
Federal government's electric vehicle plan requires better clarity and purpose
25 February 2019
he peak body for the electric vehicle industry has expressed its disappointment at the federal government’s underwhelming approach to the electric vehicle revolution, outlined in the new Climate Solutions Fund. Electric Vehicle Council chief executive Behyad Jafari said a lack of clarity in the government’s plan was inadequate for a nation like Australia in 2019. […]
Comparing the major parties' EV policies in NSW
4 February 2019
First, it should be acknowledged that while there’s a lot left to be done, these policy commitments are good first steps and definite signs of change. Only a month ago, neither major party in NSW had any EV policies at all. Our politicians are beginning to acknowledge the undeniable benefits of EVs for cleaning our […]
NSW takes an important step toward cleaning the air of vehicle pollution
12 January 2019
The New South Wales Government’s new electric vehicle policy is an important step along the path to cleaning the state’s air of vehicle pollution, according to the Electric Vehicle Council. The new policy, announced today by NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance, includes $5 million dedicated to delivering new charging infrastructure and a 10 per cent […]
A 50% EV target could prevent 2,000 deaths and save 41Mt of CO2e by 2030.
22 November 2018
Electric vehicles could prevent up to 2,000 deaths and save 41 megatons of CO2e, if Australian Labor’s 50 per cent Renewable Energy Target for 2030 were to be complemented with a 50 per cent electric vehicle sales target. Motor vehicle emissions are estimated to have caused more than 1,715 deaths in 2015, with that number […]
National EV Charging Network
22 October 2018
The Electric Vehicle Council of Australia (EVC) has welcomed the announcement of a national ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network.
Australia’s Electric Vehicle Industry Gains Momentum: Report
15 June 2018
On the back of global trends, media interest and growing consumer awareness at home, Australia’s electric vehicle industry grew slightly last year, according to a new report released today by the Electric Vehicle Council and ClimateWorks Australia. The state of electric vehicles in Australia: second report found there were improvements in electric vehicle sales, as […]
EV Insights Webinar
4 December 2017
Between August and November 2017, ClimateWorks, in collaboration with the Electric Vehicle Council, presented three webinars in the EV Insights series. The webinars provided Australian businesses and policy makers with the opportunity to learn from international experts about electric vehicle strategy and policy. This video is from the third webinar, presented by Garrett Fitzgerald from […]
Time to act on electric vehicles
14 June 2017
Fifty per cent of consumers would consider buying an electric vehicle today, but this could increase to almost seventy per cent, according to a report by the Electric Vehicle Council.
Electric Vehicle Council launches new EV digital information hub
26 November 2015
The Electric Vehicle Council continues to lead the charge in terms of education and market development around electric vehicles for Canberra and the surrounding region. The ACT’s Planning Minister, Mr Mick Gentleman MLA, has today launched the Electric Vehicle Council’s new website. The Electric Vehicle Council’s website is a smart hub containing the latest news and developments regarding electric transport both locally and around the globe.