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Fuel efficiency standards explained

Incredibly, Australia has no mandatory fuel efficiency standard for light vehicles. As has widely been reported, the Australian Government is currently consulting on a fuel efficiency standard (FES) to improve the fuel efficiency of vehicles imported in Australia. However, such standards are not entirely straightforward and this article will help demystify some of the details.

Know Your EV Workshops a Big Success

Through the experience of its members, the ACT branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) identified in early 2023 that driver education was a growing issue for the transition to EVs.

Canberra fast becoming Australia’s little Norway

Anyone paying attention to the take-up of electric vehicles (EVs) in Australia will be well aware that the Australian Capital Territory is the jurisdiction with the fastest growing fleet of electric vehicles. However, for those of us involved with EVs in Canberra for some time, it has been a slow journey.

Fringe Benefits Tax and EVs - All you need to know

Fringe Benefits Tax and EVs - All you need to know

From 1 July 2022, employers do not need to pay fringe benefits tax (FBT) on eligible electric cars and associated car expenses. Unlike other FBT exemptions, employers still need to determine the taxable value of the exempt car benefits to include it in their employee’s reportable fringe benefits amount (RFBA). Employers must report the RFBA on their employee’s income statement or payment summary. Employees should speak to their registered tax agent for advice on the consequences of having a reportable fringe benefits amount.

Get up to speed with EVs - Redcliffe

 Get up to speed with EVs - Redcliffe Next date: Sunday, 05 March 2023 | 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM Hear what the enthusiasts have to say about electric vehicles and inspect six of the latest models at Redcliffe Library. The Australian Electric Vehicle Association wants to switch Australia to electric drive as quickly as possible and its members are keen to share their knowledge. Get started on your journey as Queensland builds its electric super highway. Free. Bookings required. When Sunday, 05 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Location Redcliffe Library, 476 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, 4020, View map Bookings required: Web Facebook Wayne Moore Secretary, QLD Branch, Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) Email:   Having trouble viewing this newsletter? View the web version here. Want to unsubscribe from this newsletter? Click Here

Wheel options for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV

A challenge of owning a vehicle that was only brought into Australia in low volume is access to after market parts. Sometimes, you have to get creative. Due to limited availability of wheel and tyre options for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, owner and AEVA member Jamie Lovick needed to get creative.

WA Branch November Meeting - UWA

Dear [firstname],Zoom Meeting details Update: AEVA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: AEVA WA November meetingTime: Nov 8, 2022 07:00 PM Perth Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 872 8624 2854Passcode: 568915 Meeting ID: 872 8624 2854Passcode: 568915Find your local number:   Apologies for the late notice as our branch chair and secretary is still overseas, but on Tuesday the 8th of November, the WA brach will hold its November monthly meeting at UWA Billings Room, Electrical Engineering. As always, the lift stops working after 6 pm, so call Chris on 0418908002 and we'll send it down. A few big ticket items will be covered, particularly AEVA's submission to the National EV Strategy discussion paper, which can be found here.  We will be pushing this as a topic of conversation with the commonwealth government; while they will …