Discussion paper

Government access to vehicle-generated data: discussion paper

This discussion paper examines opportunities that governments and the community may derive from enhanced access to vehicle-generated data. The paper considers the costs, benefits, issues and barriers of access. It identifies three problems that need to be addressed to achieve access to and use of...
Report

Autonomous vehicle implementation predictions: implications for transport planning

This report explores autonomous (also called self-driving, driverless or robotic) vehicle benefits and costs, and implications for various planning issues.
Report

The state of electric vehicles in Australia 2019

Australia continues to have no national electric vehicle policy, despite such policy being instrumental to the success of markets with strong electric vehicle adoption rates. This report provides data and insights into the electric vehicle industry in Australia and highlights the actions taken and needed...
Briefing paper

Carbon dioxide emissions intensity for new Australian light vehicles 2018

This information paper provides detailed data on the carbon dioxide emissions intensity performance of new passenger and light commercial vehicles sold in Australia during 2018.
Discussion paper

Driving Norse: electric vehicle policies in Norway

In Norway, the number of new car registrations that are EVs is now over 50%. Norway’s success has been driven by government leadership, creating a policy environment to drive a large-scale and sustainable shift to EV use. There are lessons here for Australia.
Report

Shifting from car ownership to car usership: final report

This research takes a in-depth look at the relationship people have with cars and their willingness to move away from a relationship of personal ownership.
Report

Vehicle CO2 emissions legislation in Australia – a brief history in an international context

This study has conducted a review of the latest international developments in relation to CO2 emission standards for motor vehicles, and has made an assessment of on-road and real-world CO2 emission rates from the Australian on-road car fleet.
Article

The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport

Australia is behind on regulating vehicle greenhouse gas emissions, but we have many options that when combined carefully could achieve deep abatement, clean our air and even save us money... Read the full article on the University of Melbourne's Pursuit site.
Discussion paper

Filling legislative gaps in automated vehicles

This paper provides an overview of recent legislative trends to legalise automated vehicles (AV) operations, and explores possible challenges the community pursuing AV deployment will have to address, particularly by focusing on the non-technological aspects.
Briefing paper

New car CO2 standards: Is the job of securing electric cars in Europe done?

This analysis shows that the final rules agreed on how zero and low-emission cars are counted towards the Cars CO2 regulation in the European Union – i.e. the multiplier for plug-in hybrids, double-counting in some markets as well as the potential inclusion of Norway –...