4th October, 2019 · News

EVC State of Electric Vehicles Report

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The Electric Vehicle Council launched its third State of Electric Vehicles report in September featuring a snapshot of market data, charging infrastructure, consumer attitudes, local industry development, and government policy in Australia. Key findings include:

  • Australians purchased 2,216 electric vehicles in 2018.
  • By August 2019, there were 22 electric vehicle models available in Australia.
  • By the end of 2020 there are expected to be 31 models available.
  • There are now 1,930 public charging stations in Australia.
  • Consumer awareness is increasing, 45% of consumers have researched electric vehicles and 51% would consider purchasing or were currently looking to buy an electric vehicle.  Driving range and purchase price remain the biggest barriers.