Australia lacking EV leadership, says car industry

REMEMBER BACK in 2019 when Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared the Labor opposition’s aspirational 50 percent EV sales goal by 2030 was going to “end the weekend”?

That might have played well on the coal-loving backbenches and in the boardrooms of the fossil-fuel industry, but rhetorical flourishes don’t add up to an actual policy. And that’s hurting Aussies who want to plug in.

Limited electrified vehicle production is being

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