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Time to come clean on EV Transition

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A newly released Australia Institute report provides a clear pathway to an EV future: "Introducing fleet fuel efficiency standards would reduce transport emissions, save motorist money, increase availability of electric vehicle models, and reduce Australia’s reliance on imported oil".

https://australiainstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/P1269-Fuel-Efficiency-Standards-WEB.pdf

Released the same day as revelations of lobbying to slow our EV transition by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries:

https://www.smh.com.au/national/revealed-car-industry-s-secret-emissions-plan-would-slow-electric-vehicle-uptake-20220805-p5b7pe.html

If the standards had been implemented in 2016, $5.9 billion in fuel costs would have been saved along with 9 million tonnes of CO2, says the report.

https://www.innovationaus.com/australias-missing-fuel-standards-costs-billions-slows-ev-growth/

Time to come clean on a real EV Transition.



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