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.
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.
The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.
Despite persistent buzz, the falling cost of electric cars isn't enough to guarantee sales in Australia, write Graciela Metternicht and Gail Broadbent.