Hybrids’ future hangs in the balance as state mulls ban
Government yet to decide if hybrid vehicles will be included in planned ban of new fossil fuel vehicles in 2030
The government has not yet decided if hybrids will be included in its proposed ban of new fossil fuel vehicles by 2030.
Last week, the government published the draft scheme of its new Climate Action (Amendment) Bill, which proposed, among other things, a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030. The bill also proposed to stop granting NCTs to all petrol and diesel vehicles from 2045.
What wasn’t clear from the published scheme...
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