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Government’s 2025 driverless car ambitions ‘not going to happen’

Motorists have been advised that Government’s target to deliver the widespread roll-out of driverless cars on UK roads from 2025 are “not going to happen”, despite new investment in the technology. Government has unveiled plans for new legislation to roll out self-driving vehicles on UK roads by 2025 with £100 million committed to deliver its …

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Vehicle industry bodies respond to the Federal Government’s national EV strategy plans

Industry bodies have welcomed today’s news that the Federal Government will consult on introducing a fuel-efficiency standard for new vehicles. All major lobby groups, from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) to the Australian Automotive Dealers’ Association (AADA), have expressed interest in being involved in the talks, which are set to begin with the …

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Record Electric Car Sales as Governments Double Down on Support, Reports IDTechEx

BOSTON, Aug 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — While 2022 continues to add to the challenges electric vehicle (EV) makers face, markets are still growing. Indeed, electric car sales for the first half of 2022 reached ~3.5 million, according to IDTechEx research. Global battery electric and hybrid plug-in hybrid car sales (millions). Source: IDTechEx – “Electric Cars …

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Warnings fees on utes could rise, after clean-car policy creates million-dollar funding gap

Transport Minister Michael Wood will review the clean-car scheme in the coming months. Photo / Mark Mitchell Transport Minister Michael Wood will shortly review the cost of the fees and rebates in the Government’s “feebate” scheme after the runaway success of the policy has meant it is paying out millions more in rebates each month …

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