MACHINERY

Price hikes on farm utes expected under proposed NVES

FARMERS could face substantial price hikes on new work utes if the Federal Government’s proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standard (NVES) goes ahead.

Jenna Santos
 Utes could be disproportionately disadvantaged under the government's proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standard. Photo Ben White.

Utes could be disproportionately disadvantaged under the government's proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standard. Photo Ben White.

The new NVES (or fuel efficiency standard), which is expected to come into effective at the start of next year, will require vehicle manufacturers to meet or beat the average CO2 target for the vehicles...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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