Bill Shorten will push electric cars if elected PM
Bill Shorten says ‘it’s time for Australia to get back in line with what the rest of the world is doing on electric vehicles’, proposing sales targets and proper emissions standards.
Peak body for carmakers in Australia, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), said Labor’s proposal for electric vehicles and emissions standards is “ambitious” but “anything’s possible” – provided the required infrastructure and buyer incentives are put on the table.
Clinton Maynard talks to car expert Trent Nikolic from Caradvice.com as the car industry expresses caution over an “ambitious” plan to have 50 per cent of all new car sales electric by 2030.
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