Most Canberrans would swap petrol car for electric vehicle if price was equal with government told to act in next five years to drive take up

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
July 22 2022 - 7:30pm
A Nissan Leaf plugged in to charge at a public electric vehicle charging station. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The majority of adult Canberrans are interested in buying an electric vehicle when they next replace their car, and 68 per cent said they would pick the electric model over the equivalent petrol-powered version if the price was the same.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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