A local electric-vehicle maker accuses the Australian government of making incorrect and highly damaging statements about its business and favoring imported EVs over a taxpayer-subsidized domestic company. The row started when Victoria-based Blade Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd. complained the government was ignoring its Electron EV in deciding to buy 40 imported Mitsubishi i-MiEVs as a way of encouraging the country’s uptake of EVs. Blade Electric Vehicles Director Ross Blade says the ...

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