Better Place (Australia) Pty. Ltd. predicts up to 20% of Australian vehicles could be emissions-free by 2020. CEO Evan Thornley says the change will be brought about by motorists who live in outer suburbs and drive larger cars with annual fuel bills of up to A$6,000 ($5,503). He tells the Australian Broadcasting Corp.’s “Inside Business” program that with 51 new plug-in models planned to be in the world market by 2012, there will a tipping point in the industry in the next few years. ...

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