Gail Broadbent

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UNSW experts say lack of government policy, rather than the huge spike in the current cost of petrol caused by sanctions on Russia, is holding back domestic electric vehicle sales.

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Subsidising electric cars and rolling out more chargers could help Australia achieve half of our new car sales to be electric by 2030.

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Hydrogen cars are no economic panacea compared to plug-in electric vehicles.

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A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.

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There's still a long road ahead in the electric car revolution. But Australia can learn from New Zealand's policies to boost electric car sales.

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UNSW's Gail Broadbent and Professor Graciela Metternicht take a look at Bill Shorten's plan for electric vehicles to make up 50% of all new car sales by 2030.

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The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.

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Despite persistent buzz, the falling cost of electric cars isn't enough to guarantee sales in Australia, write Graciela Metternicht and Gail Broadbent.