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07/10/2021

Australians ready to embrace electric cars and want their pollies to back the switch: poll

A majority of Australians are ready to get behind the wheel of an electric car and want their governments to back the switch, according to an exclusive new poll of over 3000 car buyers. The… Continue Reading

29/09/2021

NSW’s 2030 emissions commitment will make state an investment magnet

NSW's 2030 emissions commitment will make state an investment magnet New South Wales has sent a clear message to the private sector that it's open for business in the global decarbonising economy, according to the… Continue Reading

15/09/2021

Industry leading partnership to remove electric freight vehicle barriers

An industry leading partnership between the Australian Trucking Association and Electric Vehicle Council will work to remove barriers to electric freight vehicle uptake in Australia. Australia has been falling behind in the global uptake of… Continue Reading

26/08/2021

Marshall Gov should slow down on EV announcements, ensure it gets the right holistic policy for SA

The Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) is urging the South Australian Government to slow down and deliver a single coherent and complementary policy on the transition to electric vehicles to avoid confusion and wasted effort. Today… Continue Reading

23/08/2021

New South Wales zooms to the front in 2021 electric vehicles policy ratings

New South Wales has topped the Electric Vehicle Council policy scorecard ratings for the first time with a rating of 9/10, after the Berejiklian Government introduced its nation leading Electric Vehicle Strategy this year. The… Continue Reading

12/08/2021

Boost to Australia’s fast charging network should help energise EV take up

The Electric Vehicle Council has welcomed a $24.55 million commitment announced today by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to expand Australia’s fast charging network for electric vehicles (EVs). The funding will be distributed to… Continue Reading

05/05/2021

Constance correct: electric vehicles set to deliver huge boost to NSW

New South Wales can join the world in capturing the abundant benefits of electric vehicles if it pulls the right levers in the upcoming budget, according to the Electric Vehicle Council. NSW Transport Minister Andrew… Continue Reading

04/05/2021

New Victorian target and subsidies for EVs could help push Australia back toward the global pack

The Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) has welcomed the intent shown by the Victorian Government with its commitment to achieving half of all new car sales to be electric by 2030 and subsidies for new electric… Continue Reading

29/04/2021

Perrottet demonstrates nuanced approach to EV taxation issue, paves way for NSW to seize EV benefits

The Electric Vehicle Council has commended the NSW Government for taking a consultative and nuanced approach to the issue of electric vehicle taxation, after Treasurer Dominic Perrottet today ruled out the immediate introduction of a… Continue Reading

22/04/2021

25 Organisations Open Letter: Victoria EV Tax Worst EV Policy in the World

An unlikely group of 25 companies and organisations, including car manufacturers, auto groups, electrical infrastructure companies and environmental groups have come together to publish an open letter to the Victorian parliament calling on them to… Continue Reading

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