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Government eases clean car standards to align with Australia – RNZ 9 July 2024

Summarised by Centrist

The New Zealand government has relaxed its Clean Car Standard rules, aligning them with Australia’s, after car importers deemed the original schedule too strict. Transport Minister Simeon Brown stated that the stringent standards would have raised vehicle costs significantly. Critics argue that weakening the standards will lock consumers into higher fuel costs and hinder the transition to a cleaner vehicle fleet.

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