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Compare your car to an EV and see what you could save

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When you switch to our EV tariff and claim the registration rebate exclusive to EV owners.

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By switching to our EV tariff, on average, EV owners save $100 - $200 a year on charging costs. See how much you'd save with our tariff calculator.

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Why so low? On average, ongoing EV maintenance is 35% less than for a traditional vehicle. However, be sure to factor in the life and warranty of your battery when choosing which EV is right for you.

How is this calculated?

Savings are an indicative estimate only and actual results may vary. Fuel prices have been sourced from the Western Australian Government’s FuelWatch website and are based on 140.4 cents per litre which is the average price from [01/07/16] to [30/06/17]. Energy prices are based on exclusively charging the EV at the EV off-peak rate of 18.474c per unit. For more information go to the Products and Prices page on our website. Running costs sourced from the Green Vehicle Guide © Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development) 2014. Maintenance costs are indicative only and may vary from vehicle to vehicle. They also depend on the type of trip and distance travelled. The calculator assumes an EV will have a 3 cents per kilometre saving over a non EV.

Compare your car to an EV and see what you could save

Switching to an EV could save you thousands per year in fuel costs, registration, and maintenance. Find out exactly how much you could save.

My car

My car  

Compare to this EV

Kms driven

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When you switch to our EV tariff and claim the registration rebate exclusive to EV owners.

You could save up to

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a year on running costs

How is this calculated?

Savings are an indicative estimate only and actual results may vary. Fuel prices have been sourced from the Western Australian Government’s FuelWatch website and are based on 140.4 cents per litre which is the average price from [01/07/16] to [30/06/17]. Energy prices are based on exclusively charging the EV at the EV off-peak rate of 18.474c per unit. For more information go to the Products and Prices page on our website. Running costs sourced from the Green Vehicle Guide © Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development) 2014. Maintenance costs are indicative only and may vary from vehicle to vehicle. They also depend on the type of trip and distance travelled. The calculator assumes an EV will have a 3 cents per kilometre saving over a non EV.

Electric vehicles

You might have noticed that around the world there is a movement to phase out petrol-fuelled cars and replace them with Electric Vehicles (EVs). Some countries already have targets to ban petrol cars over the coming decades. 

We’re likely to have more than four million EVs on Australian roads by 2035*. Whether you’re already driving an EV or you’re considering making the switch to an EV, we have all the tools and information you need to drive into a cleaner, more efficient future.

Why EVs over petrol?

They're cheaper to run

And maintain. Plus, we've introduced an EV tariff to help reduce costs further.

They're greener

Producing lower greenhouse  gas emissions, especially if you charge using renewables.

They're healthier

With less air pollution and less noise pollution compared to petrol cars.

5 reasons your next car could be an EV

EVs are perhaps the biggest thing to happen in the car industry since the horse and cart was phased out, or since automatic transmission was introduced.  Here’s why your next car could be an EV:

  1. You want a car that’s much better for the environment.
  2. Based on Electric Vehicle Council stats, around $14 worth of electricity will drive you as far as around $50 of petrol.
  3. Each year brings new car models and features.
  4. There are now hundreds of places in WA to charge your EV – and that number is set to grow.
  5. EVs are already the car of choice for George Clooney, Cameron Diaz, Will Ferrell, Jay Leno and Tom Hanks.

FAQ

Are EVs really the future?

It certainly looks like it! Volvo is switching to EVs only from 2019 and some countries in the world have announced they will be banning petrol cars at some point in the future. In Norway, petrol cars could be banned as early as 2025.

According to a white paper from Advisian, cited on the Electric Vehicles Council website, “the benefits EVs offer consumers will be the main reason for their uptake and we can expect more than four million EVs on Australian roads by 2035.”

In the coming years, we’re likely to see the price of batteries drop and the number of models available in Australia sky-rocket. It’s also likely that more government and industry support will encourage more drivers to choose EVs by offering rebates, special tariffs and better infrastructure.

Explore our EV section for the latest information surrounding electric vehicles in WA and across the world

Learn about EVs

What's the difference between BEVs, HEVs and PHEVs? And much more.

EV 101

Choose your EV

Get tips on buying an EV and learn how much you could save in the long run.

What to consider

Charge your EV

Everything you need to know about charging at home or on the road.

What to consider

Join the cult

Connect with other EV drivers to share your EV journey.

Get connected

See if you could save by joining the trial of our EV Home Plan 

We’re working with the EV community to help you charge at home at a discounted rate (during off peak times). We're also offering a range of incentives for switching to the trial plan.

Find out more

Don't forget the small print
*According to a white paper from Advisian, cited by the Electric Vehicles Council