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The unmentionable problem with Labor’s electric car plan

7 April 2019

1:01 PM

7 April 2019

1:01 PM

With the federal election campaign underway in all but name, the stars have been aligning for a move to the Lodge by Labor leader Bill Shorten on the back of Greens’ preferences.

But – and it’s a big but – maybe Labor has shot itself in the foot with its totally uncosted, unrealistic energy/climate change policy, particularly its plan to mandate that 50 percent of all new vehicle sales are electric models by 2030.

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