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Senator in Ballarat to push for affordable electric cars

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Imagine never having to pay for petrol again? 

Senator Janet Rice has been in Ballarat today to talk about the Greens' push for more affordable electric cars - and more public places to recharge them.

She came to town in a friend's Tesla - a beautiful machine -  but one that is out of financial reach for most Aussies.  

We asked if the cars were sluggish - and if using electricity to charge your car is actually encouraging coal-mining.

And look what's under the bonnet of one of these things.. 

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