Electric vehicles

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Electric cars
Hybrid electric vehicles


Report

Next stop: zero emissions buses by 2030

The authors of this paper argue that in order to reduce rising transport emissions, policies to support the electrification of public transport bus fleets by 2030 should be prioritised.
Strategy

FACTS: Framework for an Australian Clean Transport Strategy

This strategy document has been developed by 18 clean transport and energy experts to enable and boost cooperative action across federal, state/territory, and local governments, together with industry, to support the decarbonisation of Australia’s transport sector.
Discussion paper

Over a barrel: addressing Australia’s liquid fuel security

Australia is precariously dependent on imported fuel. This paper argues that demand-side solutions, particularly electrifying transport, should be adopted to improve Australia’s fuel security and increase energy independence.
Report

Rebuilding vehicle manufacturing in Australia: industrial opportunities in an electrified future

This paper suggests that Australia’s natural resource endowments and industrial capabilities make electric vehicle (EV) industry development a viable economic and social strategy. The author argues that a moral obligation to create a sustainable future makes it essential public policy.
Report

Critical point: securing the raw materials needed for the UK's green transition

This document argues that by cutting energy demand, improving efficiency and keeping raw materials in use for longer, the United Kingdom can stay within its global fair share of resources.
Report

EECA Consumer Monitor: July-September 2021

This document monitors the mood of the nation relating to climate change, energy emissions and efficiency and topics like electric vehicles.
Strategy

Future fuels and vehicles strategy

This strategy is the Australian government’s technology-led approach to reducing emissions in the transport sector. Under this strategy, the government will work with the private sector to increase the uptake of hybrid, hydrogen, electric and bio-fuelled vehicles.
Survey

Electric vehicle charging survey

Electric vehicles (EVs) will play a key role in decarbonising the transport sector, To gain insights into the use of public EV charging, this study surveyed the charging habits of private, light passenger EV owners in New Zealand.
Briefing paper

Briefing note: SA EV tax package analysis

Far from being a national leader in electric vehicle uptake, South Australia is already lagging other States and Territories across the country. This paper argues that South Australia should pursue a policy of permanently abolishing stamp duty on all electric vehicle (EV) purchases, as has...
Report

The Grattan car plan: practical policies for cleaner transport and better cities

According to this report there’s a proven way to reduce carbon emissions and unhealthy pollutants, without dictating to anybody what car they can drive. Australia should adopt an emissions standard, or ceiling, for new light vehicles, applied across the offering of each manufacturer, just like...
Report

N1 Opportunity assessment: electric vehicles and the grid - final report 2021

This report has been compiled with the expertise of multiple experts across a broad range of disciplines relating to the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and strategies to not only avoid significant detrimental impacts on the electricity grid but ways that EVs can improve the...
Working paper

Electric light passenger vehicle uptake in Melbourne: projections and spatial distribution by 2030

This report contributes to the task of improving knowledge of electric vehicle (EV) uptake in Australia by providing ongoing results from exploratory research into EV spatial demand using Melbourne as a case study.
Report

State of electric vehicles 2021

This report shows that Australia still has serious challenges when it comes to electric vehicle market share, policies, and consumer choice.
Strategy

Northern Territory electric vehicle strategy and implementation plan 2021-2026

The Northern Territory government has developed an electric vehicle (EV) strategy and implementation plan, following community support for EVs in a 2019 discussion paper.
Report

Towards net zero: practical policies to reduce transport emissions

The transport sector is responsible for nearly 20 per cent of Australia’s emissions, and more than 60 per cent of transport emissions are from light vehicles. This report argues that the best policy response would be for the Australian government to introduce an economy-wide emissions...
Report

Accelerating the electric vehicle revolution: why the UK needs a ZEV mandate

This document explains why accelerating the switch to battery electric vehicles with a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate is crucial to cut emissions, save consumers money, and futureproof UK industries and jobs.
Strategy

Victoria's zero emissions vehicle roadmap

This strategy document is all about leading the market – by replacing the Victorian government’s car fleet with zero emissions vehicles, as well as accelerating the transition to zero emissions public transport buses.
Report

Bridging the divide: autonomous vehicles and the automobile industry

The automobile industry is in the midst of a technology-driven revolution. The industry transition to autonomous, connected, electrified and shared (ACES) vehicles has the potential to boost technological development and economic activity in the traditional manufacturing cities of the United States. This report is divided...
Report

The A to Z of V2G

The ActewAGL’s Realising Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services (REVS) project seeks to unlock the full economic and grid benefits of V2G (vehicle-to-grid) services in Australia. As part of the project, Australian National University researchers have produced this review of international V2G projects.
Discussion paper

Future fuels strategy: discussion paper

New vehicle technologies and fuels will drive the future of road transport in Australia. This document sets out the Australian Government’s direction and practical actions that will encourage the private sector to commercially deploy low emissions road transport technologies at scale.