Neither consumers, nor the environment, benefit from symbolic regulation that drives up costs for consumers, while delivering emissions abatement only in a laboratory.
The AAA encourages the Government to credibly identify all of the costs and benefits associated with these proposed changes, as motorists deserve a clear explanation of how any fuel and car price increases will affect household budgets.
AAA supports efforts to reduce vehicle emissions, however neither consumers, nor the environment, benefit from symbolic regulation that drives up costs for consumers, while delivering emissions abatement only in a laboratory.
AAA on-road test results released only last week, reinforce European research discrediting the reliability and relevance of lab testing, which is why Australia’s motoring clubs will continue to encourage the Government to base its decisions upon real-world data.
Motorists and the trucking industry have united in calls for the Federal Government to redraft the proposed new National Road Safety Strategy to ensure it addresses the severe lack of government accountability and that it includes clear road safety targets.read more
The nation’s peak motoring body welcomes the federal Opposition’s commitment to champion targeted tax breaks that can fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia.read more
Australian households spent 4.6% less on transport in 2020 than the previous year.read more