Australian Social Trend Ticker

Electric cars and the road toll


Sales of electric cars have slumped in Australia in 2015 and 2016.  Over the same period, Australia's road toll increased after years of decline.  Are the two related?

Find out in our new vehicle sales forecast and automotive trends report.


Charlie Nelson
February 2017





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