Australian Electric Vehicle Association

Vehicles registered in the ACT - January 2020 onwards

According to reports from Access Canberra from January 2020, there were 446 battery electric vehicles registered in the ACT. These represented one vehicle in every 686 registered. How things have changed!

By 27 March 2023 this number had risen to 3,720.

Below are details of the reported categories of vehicles registered in the ACT.

PETROL 248,064
DIESEL 65,778
HYBRID (without plug) 8,346
LPG or CNG 1,413
TOTAL 328,215



There were 1280 BEVs sold in the ACT in 2022. More details can be found in the FCAI 2022 Zero and Low Emissions Vehicles Report from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries.

ACT Government Dashboard

The ACT Government runs this ZEV dashboard:


ACT Government car fleet

Under the ACT Government's Action Plan for Transition to Zero Emission Vehicles, all newly leased ACT Government passenger fleet vehicles will be zero emission vehicles from the financial year 2020/21, where fit for purpose.

The ACT Government advised that its car fleet has about 600 passenger vehicles that are suitable for replacement with zero emission vehicles.

As of 25 November 2021 the fleet had 174 zero emission vehicles (76 battery EVs, 78 plug-in hybrid EVs, and 20 fuel cell EVs). 

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