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Australias first ev car insurance

KOBA rolls out its EV car insurance, starting with Tesla

It’s exciting times for Australian EV owners as KOBA officially launches its dedicated EV car insurance policy. The insurance marks a significant milestone for the EV community, and while it’s only available for Tesla’s now, it’s set to expand to other models soon.

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New vehicle efficiency standards

Australia shifts gears with New Vehicle Efficiency Standards

In an effort to reduce emissions and fuel consumption, Australia is set to introduce the New Vehicle Efficiency Standard (NVES) from 1 January 2025. This move aims to lower the nation’s carbon footprint and make driving more cost-effective by ensuring that the mix of new vehicles sold in Australia meets specific, increasingly stringent CO2 emissions targets.

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Koba announces ev car insurance

KOBA to launch Australia’s first dedicated EV insurance policy

Just as we predicted, March 2024 is big news for EV owners in Australia, with KOBA set to launch the country's first dedicated EV insurance policy next month. This is a game-changer, because it means that EV owners will no longer be shoehorned into car insurance policies that weren’t necessarily designed with their specific needs in mind.

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Fuel excise increase feb 2024

Automatic fuel excise adjustment couldn’t come at a worse time

In a recent adjustment that underscores the ongoing cost-of-living challenges, the Australian fuel excise has increased, pushing petrol prices higher once again. This change is part of the government's routine practice of adjusting the excise in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI), a review that occurs biannually.

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Car insurance innovators 2024

Car insurance innovators to watch in 2024

2024 is shaping up to be a fascinating year for car insurance, with different players using different strategies to capture the attention of drivers across Australia. What strategy will win out?

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2024 Car Insurance in Australia: Trends and Predictions

As we cruise into 2024, the Australian car insurance landscape is shifting gears, driven by technological innovation and always-evolving consumer needs. So hop into the passenger seat as we take you on a journey though some of the major car insurance trends we expect to see in 2024!

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