Cut through the spin surrounding electric cars, coming into the 2019 Federal Election.
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Electric cars have been thrust into the spotlight in the lead-up to the 2019 Federal Election, driven by a proposed Labor policy to make 50% of new car sales electric by 2030.

If you've been keeping up with coverage of the issue, you'll know there's a lot of misinformation and confusion around the technology.

How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? For most people, it isn't eight to 10 minutes – but that's the answer Labor Leader, Bill Shorten, gave in an interview recently.

Are electric vehicles going to instantly usurp internal-combustion vehicles? What will the availability and affordability of electric cars look like in Australia, going forward?

To understand what EVs mean for Australian buyers, check out the clip below from CarAdvice on YourMoney for some spin-free answers from Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric.


For an even more comprehensive breakdown of electric vehicle charging and needs, and another in-depth video, see our earlier story:

CLICK: How does an EV charge? How long does it take? Plus, our EV glossary

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