FBT Exemption for EV / PHEV explained

The rules on Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) have recently changed for electric vehicles and more people are now considering a novated lease to take advantage of the savings.  When the Federal Labour Government was elected last year, they introduced the Electric Vehicle Discount Bill which made electric and plug-in electric vehicles exempt from FBT if […]

Second hand EVs will improve supply

The Albanese Government is expected to release the National Electric Vehicle Strategy after submissions were made last year. With the demand of electric vehicles still outstripping supply, fleet and retail buyers will be looking for options to increase supply. According to co-founder and Director of the Good Car Company, Anthony Broese van Groenou, the strategy […]

Origin to offer novated leasing

Origin has launched a range of new EV customer solutions which included novated leasing and salary packaging. The aim is to get more EVs on Australian roads by reducing the upfront cost of getting into an electric vehicle and providing savings on charging at home. “Origin is committed to helping get more EVs on the […]

Why do EVs have regenerative braking?

The first thing you notice about driving a hybrid or electric vehicle is how quickly it slows down. It was a big deal in Australia when fleets switched from petrol Camrys to hybrid versions. Company car drivers around the country we discussing the pros and cons of regenerative braking. So why is it there? Travelling […]

Sydney’s first power pole mounted EV charger

Ausgrid has unveiled the first power pole mounted electric vehicle charger in Glebe, as a part of a broader program that aims to roll out more of these chargers across the City of Sydney, and the Ausgrid network.     Marc England, Ausgrid’s CEO was in Sydney today to officially open the charger and reconfirm Ausgrid’s commitment to […]

IONIQ 6 – Pricing and specifications

The all-electric IONIQ 6 launched locally in February 2023 as the second model in the IONIQ range, alongside the multi award-winning IONIQ 5. The product of the Hyundai brand’s imagination, the mid-size IONIQ 6 is the first sedan built on the Electrified-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which brings 800V architecture and the capability for rapid charging […]

Fully Charged Live comes to Sydney

In 2010, actor (Red Dwarf) and presenter (Scrapheap Challenge), Robert Llewellyn, launched a YouTube channel on ‘the future of energy and transport’. From humble beginnings the Fully Charged SHOW has established itself as ‘the world’s no.1 electric vehicle and clean energy show’, amassing a sizable global audience, regularly receiving 3 to 4 million monthly views. In 2018, […]

Nissan sends EV from pole to pole

Early in February, Nissan unveiled an adventure-ready version of the new Ariya electric SUV, which will undertake a 27,000km trip from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole. During this epic adventure aiming to kick off this March, the Ariya will need to cope with breathtaking but extreme terrains and environments, including ice fields, […]

Foton Mobility partners with EnergyAustralia

Foton Mobility Distribution (FMD) and EnergyAustralia have agreed to partner in their joint quest to accelerate the transition to Net Zero.                                                                                                                FMD CEO Neil Wang said that he welcomed the partnership with EnergyAustralia, and felt that the complementary nature of the agreement could lead to substantial benefits to FMD’s customers, by providing a one stop […]