A proposed new emissions standard for vehicles is likely to actually undermine the transition to cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles.
Do you drive an old car?
Would you hang onto it longer if the price of new cars went up?
The motoring lobby bets you would and is urging the Federal Government to look to the US before introducing a carbon emissions standard for vehicles.
The US has one, but its Environmental Protection Agency under Donald Trump has announced it’s going to wind it back to make cars more affordable.
Duration: 2min 50sec
Australia’s peak motoring body says the Victorian Supreme Court has vindicated its calls for the Federal Government to improve the fuel consumption information being provided to consumers by car makers.read more
Research from the nation’s peak motoring body shows household transport costs rose steeply in the first three months of 2021 with the typical household now spending 14.6 per cent of budget on transport.read more
Australia’s peak motoring group welcomes today’s announcement that scheduled improvements to local fuel quality standards will be brought forward three years to 2024; but questions the degree to which a refinery subsidy improves fuel security.read more