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Low emission petrol cars also get a boost – but there’s a catch

Jem Traylen
Mon, 14 Jun 2021

Low emission petrol cars also get a boost – but there’s a catch
Petrol cars such as a Toyota Yaris, which has lower emissions than some hybrids, qualify for a $3,620 rebate.
Jem Traylen
Mon, 14 Jun 2021
It’s not just EVs that will benefit from the government’s feebate scheme – purchasers of fuel-efficient petrol cars like the Toyota Yaris and Honda Jazz will also see some taxpayer cash, albeit at a lower rate.However, buyers will need to weigh up a proposed government mandate to increase the use of biofuels that would cost an average household an extra $7.41 a week for petrol by 2025.Biofuels can be mixed with existing fossil fuels to reduce climate emissions and like EVs are a way of achieving a ‘quick win’ in th...

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