Electric Vehicle Registrations Increase Over 60% YOY In Australia — Greater Surge To Come

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 01:00:40 +0000

By David Waterworth  Great news. However, we have to realise that this comes off a low base. Penetration of the new vehicle market by EVs (BEVs and PHEVS) is estimated to reach 2% in Australia during 2021. It may actually exceed this, as pundits predict that Tesla will ship in 15,000 cars from China and […]

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Texas Wants To Charge Tesla & Other EV Owners ~$400 In Annual Fees For Owning An EV

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 05:05:32 +0000

Recently, Texas took a pretty harsh stance against owners of electric vehicles by proposing Senate Bill 1728, which would punish EV owners for simply owning an EV. That sounds cliche, but in essence, this is exactly what the bill is doing while being disguised as “fairness.” The claim was that EV owners need to pay […]

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Texas Bill SB 2718 Will Punish Tesla & EV Owners Unfairly In The Name Of “Fairness”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 17:56:27 +0000

Proposed Texas Senate Bill 1728 (SB 1728) will make Tesla and EV owners pay an additional $200 EV tax if passed. The claim is that EV owners need to “pay their fair share” and “make up for” fuel taxes they don’t pay that support the state’s road and transportation infrastructure. Now, this may sound reasonable […]

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Stupid New Talking Point Against EVs: “You Need To Pay For The Roads! (That We Don’t Pay For)” — Part 2

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:57:52 +0000

Editor’s note: Following up on my pieces about the purpose of free EV charging and why the argument that electric vehicle drivers need to pay extra taxes & fees is nonsense, here’s one more article on why the argument that electric vehicle drivers need to pay extra taxes & fees is nonsense. This is a […]

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Stupid New Talking Point Against EVs: “You Need To Pay For The Roads! (That We Don’t Pay For)” — Part 1

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:51:22 +0000

After I wrote an article about spending $0 charging a couple of electric cars over nearly 3 years in Florida, some commenters chimed in with “friendly” (or not so friendly) criticism that I shouldn’t be grubbing off of the rest of society and not paying to charge my electric car, and also that I and […]

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Planned Tax Increase For BEVs In Denmark Scrapped — Sales Surging

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:05:49 +0000

Denmark Planned Tax Increase For BEVs Scrapped — Hurray! Tax Increase For ICEVs Scrapped Too — What

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