By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski Local governments have come under direct pressure from Prime Minister Julia Gillard to use ratepayer’s money to buy Australian vehicles for their fleets to help keep the domestic car manufacturing alive – despite billions of dollars in government subsidies failing to keep factories at Ford and Mitsubishi operating. Ms […]18 June, 2013
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By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The South Australian and Victorian governments have gone on the offensive to embed Australian made cars into public sector procurement plans for fleet purchasing as a way to prop-up struggling local automotive manufacturers. South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Victorian Premier Denis Napthine have demanded that a majority of […]22 April, 2013
By Paul Hemsley An electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV is being trialed at Cardinia Shire Council as part of the Victorian Government’s Electric Vehicle Trial. Aiming to reduce urban air pollution, oil dependency and greenhouse gas emissions, the council is trialing the vehicle to reduce its fleet’s environmental impacts. The state government’s Electric Vehicle Trial consists of […]27 June, 2012
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