'Always be charging': is the great Australian road trip ready to go electric?

With a rise in the availability of EV rentals – and a marked increase in charging stations – Oliver Pelling set out on an 800km trip along the Great Ocean Road

The first blunder of my all-electric road trip occurs in Lorne, some 145km from my Melbourne home.

I know, thanks to the PlugShare app – which maps most of the publicly available charging points in Australia – that there is a charger at Lorne Visitor Information Centre. What I don’t know, until I get there, is that this particular charger doesn’t fit my particular car.

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