Infrastructure Victoria panel calls for end of new petrol car sales, amid slow take-up of electric vehicles

Infrastructure Victoria panel calls for end of new petrol car sales, amid slow take-up of electric vehicles

Less than 1 per cent of cars on Australia's roads are electric, but a community panel picked by government advisory body Infrastructure Victoria wants to see sales of new petrol-guzzling vehicles halted in a decade.

The following scenario could be difficult to imagine, when you consider 99 per cent of Australia's cars are currently not powered by electricity. By 2030, there would be no new petrol or diesel cars… [+4653 chars]

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