From today, Victorians can apply for subsidies of up to $3,000 to buy a new electric car. While the Andrews government has recently been slammed for a new road tax on electric vehicle owners, it hopes an initial 20,000 subsidies will stimulate interest in ownership.
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By 2030, it’s aiming for half of all the cars sold in the state to be zero emission.
State political reporter Richard Willingham has the story.
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