16 October 2021

All new residential and office buildings with off-street parking should be forced to include electrical cabling for future vehicle charging, industry experts say, to ensure Australia can make a smooth transition away from petrol and diesel cars.

The uptake of battery electric vehicles is poised to rapidly increase in the coming decade as state governments offer thousands of dollars in incentives and subsidies and the most populous states aim for EVs to make up 50 per cent of all new car sales by 2030 as part of their efforts to reduce carbon emissions in the transport sector.

Rob Harris
The Age