You can get a discount
Rebates are available to anyone purchasing an EV or plug-in hybrid EV — up to $8,625 for new vehicles and up to $3,450 for used. The discount applies to cars with a star safety rating of at least three, and under $80,000.
EVs are exempt from road user charges too
Plug-in light EVs are exempt from road user charges (RUC) until 31 March 2024, saving owners $600 a year on average. Plug-in heavy vehicles are exempt from RUC until they make up 2 per cent of the heavy vehicle fleet, saving owners potentially thousands of dollars a year.
Why switch to EVs?
Cheap to runFuelling up on electricity is cheaper than petrol or diesel. Maintenance costs are low because battery EV motors have so few moving parts. And there are road user charges (RUC) exemptions as well.
A range that meets your needsMost new EVs have a range of at least 300km – more than enough for most days on the road. A growing network of fast charging stations is always there for back-up.
Great for your brandPulling up in an EV says it loud and clear – you’re forward-focused, tech-savvy and care about the environment.
A zippy, quiet ride
With no gears to work through, an EV applies full power as soon as you touch the accelerator. There’s no engine noise – so you can arrive cool and calm.
Fast-track your emissions targets
Running on renewable electricity drives down your emissions profile. It feels good to know battery EVs emit 60% fewer climate-changing emissions over their full life cycle than petrol vehicles.
Plug into any power pointCharge at home or at work – it’s up to you. A wall-mounted AC charging unit will get you re-charged faster.
Given the financials stack up, it became a no brainer to convert our passenger fleet to EVs.
Work out the total cost of ownership
Make the best choice for your carbon footprint – and your bottom line – by looking beyond the purchase price of a new business vehicle. Our total cost of ownership tool makes it easy for you to compare the cost of buying, running and on-selling new vehicles, whether they are electric, hybrid, petrol or diesel.