Government gives clean-car discount an extra $100m

Government gives clean-car discount an extra $100m
Transport minister Michael Wood has announced changes to the clean-car discount. (Image: Getty)
Oliver Lewis
The government is providing an extra $100 million repayable grant to fund its clean-car discount scheme to continue subsidising low-emissions vehicles. Transport minister Michael Wood made the pre-budget announcement on Tuesday, highlighting the fact the scheme was contributing to levels of electric vehicle (EV) uptake not anticipated until 2027.“With over 100,000 rebates granted since the scheme came into effect in 2021, we currently have one of the fastest uptakes of EVs in the world,” Wood said. “The scheme is suc...

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