What is the federal government's new electric vehicle policy? (Nov 2021)
Here's an extract directly from the government website:
"The government will continue co-investing to build Australia’s charging networks, through the expanded $250 million Future Fuels Fund to support co-investment with the private sector and other governments. The fund will have 4 streams of key infrastructure investment to support early uptake and consumer choice:
- public electric vehicle charging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure (Action 1.2 and 1.3)
- heavy and long distance vehicle fleets (Action 1.3 and 1.4)
- light vehicle commercial fleets (Action 1.4)
- household smart charging (Action 1.4).
This investment is expected to deploy charging infrastructure in over 400 businesses, 50,000 households and 1,000 public charging stations."
The policy does not involve any rebates for purchasing an EV.
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