7News – Aussie business aims to revive local auto industry with flat-pack electric cars

Electric vehicles are rapidly growing in popularity, however due to their hefty price tags many eco-conscious Aussies have found themselves priced out – until now.
Aussie startup ACE EV has unveiled plans to lower prices and revive the Australian car making industry with a range of electric cars assembled from imported flat-pack electric vehicle kits.
The two-seater ACE van can run for 250km on one charge and even be used as an emergency home power source during a network outage.
Coming in at about $40,000, the vehicles will not be sold to the public initially, instead being pitched to small businesses and companies.
Once enough capital has been raised, ACE EV would then progress to wide-scale manufacturing, which they hope will lead to more jobs in the industry and less emissions on our roads.