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Tax on luxury fossil fuel cars to fund expansion of Australia’s charging network

The Greens have proposed introducing mandatory fuel efficiency standards, ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, and imposing a four-year 17% tax on luxury petrol and diesel cars as part of an electric vehicle policy announced on Tuesday.

Under the proposal Australia would adopt a mandatory fuel efficiency standard of 105g of CO2 a kilometre by 2022, three years earlier than a proposal being considered by the federal government. Continue reading...

Tags: Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars, Australia news, Greenhouse gas emissions, Environment, Australian Greens, Australian politics, Climate change, Motoring, Travel and transport, Josh Frydenberg, Batman byelection, Tax, Road transport, Adam Bandt


Greens electric car push: end sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 was originally published by Cars | The Guardian. Read the full story by clicking here.

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