NSW Fleet EV Incentive – Round 2 results

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More than 1,000 electric vehicles (EVs) are set to hit the road thanks to the second round of the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government’s EV fleets incentive. Treasurer and Energy Minister Matt Kean said the first two rounds of Government support to transition NSW fleets are expected to boost EV registrations by more than 10 per […]

$1.5m in grants to charge EV fleets in Victoria

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In Victoria, the EV Charging for Business Fleets (EVCBF) funding program closed in 2022 with $1.55 million being awarded to 14 organisations that plan to install 58 electric vehicle private charging stations at 24 sites across Victoria by September 2023. Business fleets have been identified as a gateway to the EV transition so the EVCBF […]

What’s happening with EV trucks in 2023?

Alina Dina, director energy, climate and  circular economy at Deloitte hosted a webinar in November titled “Level Up EVs in 2023: What do Australia & NZ need?” She was wearing her cap as lead of the Australia and NZ chapter of the professional association Women of Electric Vehicles, an association of women working in the electric vehicle […]

New tax rules for EVs – novated leasing to explode

The changes to Australia’s tax laws late November, exempting electric vehicles from fringe benefits tax, is likely to mean a boom for the novated leasing industry. The cutting of the FBT on certain EVs is designed to drive up adoption of electric vehicles, particularly among business fleets, by making them more affordable compared with traditional […]

ANCAP 5 star rating for new EV models

Australia and New Zealand’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, has today released the highly-anticipated safety rating for New Zealand-supplied variants of the BYD Atto 3 – scoring the maximum five stars. The Volvo C40 Recharge has also been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating for both the Australian and New Zealand markets. The battery […]

Eco-driving tips for your electric fleet

If electric vehicles are meant to reduce emissions and be better for the environment, is there still a need to drive economically? Yes, because the less energy you use, regardless of the fuel source, the cheaper it will be to run your fleet. Eco-driving is one of the steps to reducing fleet emissions though it […]

BYD on fleet radar with ANCAP 5 star rating

For less than $50,000, fleets can now confidently order the BYD ATTO 3 with thanks to the announcement in November by ANCAP that the Australian models, built from 21 November 2022, have received a five-star safety rating. Fleet Managers are traditionally slow to adopt new car brands because to the inherent risks that come with […]