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Sold out: why Australia doesn’t have enough electric vehicles to go around

Waiting lists of thousands, cars selling out in seconds – welcome to the frustrating world of the Australian EV buyer

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Matt Holding set an alarm on his phone so he wouldn’t miss out on a limited release of electric vehicles, but by the time he jumped online to buy one they had sold out.

In six and a half minutes, all 109 of Hyundai’s electric SUVs had sold – 18,000 Australians had registered their interest.

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