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..
Here are a few tips about maintenance... ?