The guide to buying an electric vehicle in Australia

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Given the many exciting changes that have been happening, and are about to happen in the Australian market, it seems an ideal time to update our list of what’s available in EVs in Australia.

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It’s six months since I first wrote an article like this – and with the many exciting changes that have been happening in the Australian market, it seems an ideal time to revisit it.

A selection of new 300 – 500km range BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicles) are now finally trickling into Australian showrooms (See table 1).

We now have two setting the new price point of ‘around $50,000’, and three more will join them in the next few months. Tesla also now have a serious competitor to the Model X (and indirectly the S) with the Jaguar I-Pace.

Additionally, there are several recently superseded models being brought in as ‘grey imports’ to meet the frustrated demand for affordable EVs now.

So has the landscape changed enough to offer an EV that meets your budget or driving requirements? And does changing to an EV still offer other benefits to you and the environment?

What EV choice is there (or coming soon) for Australia?…

  1. Continuing reading the full article on RenewEconomy’s new electric vehicle dedicated website, TheDriven
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