VIA supports the transition to a low-to-no emitting economy and environment and therefore supports in principle the changes necessary to get there. That said, we felt there was an entire section missing from the discussion document. We acknowledge that the proposed first order changes might each be useful in accomplishing the goal, but even collectively it “feels” like tinkering and a squandering of potential.Executive Summary →
VIA supports the Clean Car Programme in principle.
While VIA has several concerns regarding the initiative and our modelling has shown several likely risks due to the speed of implementation, we are committed to being part of the solution in reducing greenhouse gases. To address these concerns, VIA will continue to work closely with government to build mitigations and safeguards into the programme.Executive Summary →