Government Policy and Infrastructure news
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
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
It’s a common question that can be complex to answer. Find out in this handy guide
EV charging etiquette tips: Dos and don’ts
What’s right and wrong when it comes to public EV charging and queueing? Here’s your definitive charging etiquette guide
NSW begins co-funding kerbside EV chargers
The NSW Government has started a co-funding initiative to encourage more streetside EV charging stations
The EU is boosting EV charger availability with new rules
The EU has approved rules that will boost EV charging availability along its core 27-country roads in line with fuel stations.
Evie Networks up EV charging prices again
It will again become pricier to charge your electric car on-the-go, as Evie Networks raises prices to contend with rising electricity costs.
Vehicle emissions rules could save Australia billions, report predicts
A new report has revealed major savings for all Australian new car owners and the economy – if the government sets strong vehicle emissions mandates.
What electric car incentives are on offer in Australia?
With more EVs being introduced into the market, what are governments offering to increase uptake among private buyers?
Are there enough EV chargers in Australia? Here's your guide to availability & wait times
Public EV charging networks are growing, but there still aren’t enough today. Does that mean you shouldn’t buy an EV?
Ampol EV chargers head into the shops
Fuel giant Ampol will enter shopping centres for the first time with its AmpCharge electric vehicle network
Victoria EV tax rises for 2023-24, as EV rebate ends early
The state will increase its controversial EV and PHEV tax again, as it abolishes its EV rebate reportedly early.
Chargefox pricing trial shows huge fluctuations in cost to users
The South Australian Government wants EV owners to charge during the day – but it’ll come at a cost if you can’t.
Westpac offers free charging with EV loans
Big bank Westpac will offer free limited Chargefox charging with a new EV finance loan
NRMA to end free charging, Chargefox trialing overstay fees, WA getting more chargers
The public fast EV charging landscape is shifting in Australia, with NRMA soon to end free charging and Chargefox initiating a trial of idling fees.
BYD, Polestar respond: Stock boosted for Victorians to beat EV rebate deadline
With Victoria’s EV rebate ending soon, some car brands are responding by pushing more stock so buyers can qualify for the handout before it expires
Luxury Car Tax (LCT) could be cut for EVs under EU trade deal
European-made EVs could become more attainable as the government considers lifting or exempting the controversial LCT.