Government Policy and Infrastructure news
Victoria’s EV road tax found “unconstitutional” by Australian High Court
In a blow for the state, Victoria’s zero-emissions vehicle road-user tax has been deemed unlawful
Are there enough EV chargers in Australia? Here's your guide
Public EV charging networks are expanding, but there still aren’t enough today. Does that mean you shouldn’t buy an EV?
Jet Charge introduces charging station subscription to boost EV fleets
Businesses have a new reason to make the electric vehicle fleet switch
Public EV charging: Hard lessons learned on what must be fixed
The importance of brightly-painted charging bays, longer cables, and even wheel stops has been highlighted
BP Pulse begins time-based EV charging prices
It will be cheaper to charge at night and weekends at select BP charging stations
US auto industry strike set to rumble on
United Auto Workers union digs in as current and former US presidents weigh in
Hydrogen or battery-electric cars: Which is right for Australia?
Why are battery EVs starting to take off, while hydrogen continues to be stuck at ground level?
Interview: Chargefox chief discusses EV charging problems & promised improvements
Australia’s largest public EV charging network has developed a poor reputation with complaints by users and the media. WhichCar spoke to the Chargefox CEO to address the critics, accusations and misconceptions
EU to weaken Euro 7 emissions mandate to focus on EVs
To focus on developing electric cars, the EU has followed calls to weaken impending strict emissions mandates
Porsche Taycan proves crossing the Australian Outback in an EV is possible
With F1 star Mark Webber at the helm, a Taycan Cross Turismo made it from Darwin to Bondi
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs to expand Australia’s charging infrastructure
Jet Charge has been handed the keys to an Outlander PHEV fleet to support Australia’s EV charging station expansion, especially in remote regions
NSW to end EV rebate early to focus on charging infrastructure
New South Wales will end its electric vehicle rebate earlier than initially planned, though the state government will instead focus investment on charging infrastructure
Electric v Petrol: How much does it cost to charge vs fuel a car?
What are the running costs of an electric vehicle when compared to the internal combustion engined cars we've known for so long?
EV-sharing startup to serve Gold Coast apartment owners
Outbound has added its fifth high-end property partner to provide on-demand EV access for residents
Why are EV chargers unreliable?
Faulty public EV charging stations have been the angst for many critics in the media – adding to the fear and hesitancy. Here’s why chargers can be unreliable at times and what’s being done
Polestar wants lower emissions, not beat Tesla in sales figures
The Sino-Swedish EV maker isn’t set on beating Tesla at its own game
Tesla significantly expands Superchargers to all EVs in Australia, but...
All EVs can now access more Tesla Superchargers in Australia – if you’re willing to pay
Which electric cars are exempt from the Luxury Car Tax?
The contentious LCT continues to shadow Australian new car buyers, but which EV models can avoid it?
Tesla V4 Superchargers expand to the UK, open to all EV types
Tesla’s new V4 Superchargers are rolling out to better suit non-Tesla EV models
What happens to old EV batteries? This is your rundown on 'second-life' battery packs!
EV batteries are gaining a new lease on life once they're no longer needed on the road, which is good news for the environment
Anti-pothole recycled roads to roll out in Victoria
Recycled materials will be paved in Victorian asphalt roads to help address waste, improve durability and save taxpayer’s money
Public EV charging satisfaction declining in the US
Unsurprisingly, a new study has found EV owners are dissatisfied with public charging stations – supporting the need to (ideally) plug in at home
Carmakers partner for new North American EV charging network, Australia still left out
Seven major automakers have teamed up to establish a North American EV charging network similar to Europe’s Ionity, but Australia is still left behind
How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
A key selling point for making the EV switch is that they’re simply cheaper to run. We break down charging costs in this guide