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Penalty fees for Electric Vehicles

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by vfx, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Tax, fee, whatever you call it, it's discrimination.
    Invasion of the Electrics | KQED's Climate Watch

    Why does eevry ignore that the power companies are a For-Profit operation. Even municipalities make money if they need to.
     
  2. PopSmith

    PopSmith Saving for a Model 3

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    That quote actually sums up my first thought when I read the title.

    As much as I'd hate to see additional taxes on gas until electric vehicles become more widely available (and affordable) why not put an extra tax on gasoline specifically because it ruins the air?
     
  3. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    I could handle a fee on both cars equally as long as The funds are used to decrease ICEs and increase BEVs.
     

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