Government accused of moving at ‘glacial pace’ as only 4% of state’s car fleet electric

Geotab has said there was ‘little hope’ of meeting overall target of 1 million electric vehicles by 2030

Just 552 of the state’s 12,728 vehicles were fully-electric, or 4.3 per cent, at the end of 2023. Picture: Getty

The government has been accused of moving at a “glacial pace” on the electrification of the state’s car fleet, with only 4 per cent of state owned vehicles fully-electric as of the end of 2023.

Despite a government target of close to 1 million electric vehicles by 2030, and an aim to reduce transport emissions by a massive 50 per cent by the same year, just 552 of the state’s 12728 vehicles were fully-electric, or ...