Business lobby accuses Victoria of ‘putting cart before the horse’ with electric vehicles tax

Business lobby accuses Victoria of ‘putting cart before the horse’ with electric vehicles tax

The Guardian

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Australian Industry Group calls for moratorium on EV taxes, warning extra costs will deter consumers and curb efforts to lower emissions

Australia’s leading business group has called for a moratorium on electric vehicle taxes, warning that the extra costs will deter consumers from purchasing cleaner vehicles and curb government and industry efforts to reach net zero emissions targets.

The Australian Industry Group has effectively pitted itself against the Victorian Labor government, which last month introduced legislation to parliament to impose a tax on electric cars and other zero-emissions vehicles.

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