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As the UK plans to phase out petrol cars, is Australia being left behind?

As the UK plans to phase out petrol cars, is Australia being left behind?

It is only a matter of time until every Australian car is all-electric. But while other countries are speeding up the transition, with plans to ban petrol cars within a couple of decades, Australia is stuck debating even modest cuts to vehicle emissions, let alone policies to encourage zero-emissions cars.

But as the UK, France, India and other countries move quickly towards getting all-petrol cars off the roads, could Australia’s fleet be caught up in the winds of change? Queensland to build one of the world’s longest electric vehicle highways

Read more According to Michael Bradley, chief executive of the Australian Automobile Association, Australia should be cautious in embracing all-electric cars.

“All the signs point to electric vehicles making up a significant proportion of the global fleet but in Australia we have some unique challenges,” he tells the Guardian. He says the distances Australians travel and the reliance of our electricity […]

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