We provide journalists with information on developments in the global electric vehicle industry, projects relating to the latest new and emerging technologies and information on the economic and environmental benefits of EVs.

For media enquiries or comments, please contact our CEO, Behyad Jafari

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As the CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council, Behyad Jafari works with industry, government and the media to accelerate the electrification of road transport, for a more sustainable and prosperous Australia.

With experience advising politicians, businesses and non-profits, Behyad has a strong understanding of Australia’s political, corporate and media landscape.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s driving growth in electric vehicles?

Australians are becoming more and more aware of the benefits EVs can bring and this is driving an upward trend in sales.

Increasing model availability, decreasing vehicle cost, and growing awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of EVs are changing the way people think about their transport options.

Manufacturers are bringing more EVs to Australia as they wind down production of petrol and diesel vehicles. The price of EVs is expected to drop as innovation continues.

It’s expected that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) will reach cost parity with Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Vehicles by 2025. At which point, why wouldn’t you buy electric?

The second-hand market is set to develop along with the new purchase market, meaning EVs will become affordable for all Australians.

How can Australia catch-up to other nations on EVs?

Australia is a big country, is range an issue?

Do Australian’s want electric vehicles?

Are electric vehicles cheaper to own?

So, cost is a benefit. What are the others?

Should we not just invest in public transport?

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