Electric vehicles

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Environmental concerns remain as Toyota files appeal against class action ruling over diesel filters
Car company alleges mistakes of fact and law in appeal against April decision that could result in $2bn damages paid to owners

Royce Kurmelovs

21, Jun, 2022 @8:44 AM

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‘Quick jumpstart’: NSW to spend $38m to speed up EV uptake
Exclusive: state budget funds to go towards boosting number of charging points in apartment blocks and on streets

Peter Hannam

19, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor will cut EV taxes and try to legislate 2030 emissions target, Chris Bowen says
New climate minister says calls to raise Labor’s emissions target are ‘odd’ and asks Greens and independents to ‘respect our mandate across the country’

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

31, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Amid the rubble of election defeat, are claims of a dying net zero agenda credible? | Temperature Check
Barnaby Joyce ponders ditching net zero, while Matt Canavan’s claim the climate goal is ‘a failed agenda’ globally dismissed as ‘laughably untrue’

Graham Readfearn

26, May, 2022 @12:12 AM

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Labor now has the chance to act with gusto on climate policy | Frank Jotzo
Australia needs a far more ambitious agenda than the one Anthony Albanese took to the election

Frank Jotzo

23, May, 2022 @3:49 AM

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Dominic Perrottet rules out Sydney congestion tax after confidential plans leaked
Researchers say the major road transport reform should not be ruled out so quickly as city faces growing gridlock

Royce Kurmelovs

11, May, 2022 @7:19 AM

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Apartment dwellers face hurdles in the race to install EV chargers
The strata system in Australia often works against residents keen to use electric vehicles, install solar panels or switch from gas to electric

Royce Kurmelovs

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Man riding electric scooter dies after collision with cyclist in Perth
Police investigation will look at whether the man wore a helmet, as growing popularity of e-scooters prompts new regulations

Caitlin Cassidy

04, May, 2022 @5:52 AM

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Anthony Albanese pledges to lower cost of PBS medicines and boost EVs at Labor campaign launch
Opposition leader also vows to make gender equity an objective of the Fair Work Act if ALP wins federal election on 21 May

Katharine Murphy Political editor in Perth

01, May, 2022 @4:01 AM

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‘As close as you’ll get to free’: Tasmanian couple take road trip to Sydney in electric car for $43.38
Sydney to Melbourne in a petrol car would have cost over $150 but was just $12.74 in ‘short-range, second-hand EV’

Royce Kurmelovs

30, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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A cut-and-paste attack on electric vehicle batteries and renewables is spanning the globe. But is it right? | Temperature Check
Despite a boost from former resources minister Matt Canavan, a well-shared text essay decrying renewables contains only partial truths

Graham Readfearn

30, Mar, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Sold out: why Australia doesn’t have enough electric vehicles to go around
Waiting lists of thousands, cars selling out in seconds – welcome to the frustrating world of the Australian EV buyer

Jordyn Beazley

26, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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