‘Latest misinformation’: Chris Bowen blasts Coalition over car prices ‘claims’

Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen has blasted the Coalition for their “continual claims” the government’s proposed vehicle emissions efficiency standards would increase car prices, which he has labelled as “misinformation”.

‘latest misinformation’: chris bowen blasts coalition over car prices ‘claims’

‘Latest misinformation’: Chris Bowen blasts Coalition over car prices ‘claims’

Yesterday, Bowen claimed there would be no purchase price impact on vehicles under the proposed emissions standards changes, despite the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industry estimate that it could cost $38 billion over five years.

“I welcome the chance to correct the misinformation being put by those opposite,” Mr Bowen said during Question Time on Tuesday.

“This is the latest in a long line of misinformation.

“We have the continual claims from those opposite about car prices … this is just the latest example of misinformation.”

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