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China Decides Electric Cars Are Important Enough To Waive Tax On Their Purchase

China Decides Electric Cars Are Important Enough To Waive Tax On Their Purchase

After a slow start, electric cars could take another step forward in China as the country decides to waive its 10 percent purchase tax on the vehicles. It's the latest effort by the country's policymakers to address China's pollution and energy independence issues. Electric car sales have been... read more

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Michigan state capitol, Lansing (photo by Brian Charles Watson)

Michigan Jumps On The 'Tax Electric Cars' Bandwagon, Too

Elected officials in yet another state have proposed levying taxes on electric cars. And just to make things interesting, this time the debate is happening in Michigan... read more April 25, 2013 by  23


 
Drag race between Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf electric cars (The Fast Lane)

A Reminder: WA Electric Car Owners Pay $100 Tax From 2013

If you live in Washington State, the cost of driving an electric car is set to go up in February next year. Not by a lot, it has to be said--but in an effort to get electric... read more December 26, 2012 by  19


 
Traffic Jam

Hybrids & Electric Cars May Spell Doom For America's Roads

Yesterday, we discussed the problem of America's crumbling roads and bridges. Taxes on gasoline are meant to keep that stuff up to snuff, but the costs of maintenance and... read more October 3, 2012 by  22


 
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GM to Washington State: Don’t Pass Electric Vehicle Taxation Law

For the past year, the state of Washington has been examining the possibility of putting a $100 annual surcharge on electric vehicle registrations. A contentious issue, the... read more March 15, 2012 by  13


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Want A Tax Break On An Electric-Car Charging Station? Act Now!

For several years now, the Federal Government has offered tax credits to people buying brand new highway-capable electric cars, as well as those installing electric car... read more November 21, 2011 by  1


 
Feeling Taxed at the Pump?

Gas Prices: How Much Are YOU Paying At The Pump In Taxes? (Infographic)

Gas prices go up and down, lately more up than down. Today, however, the U.S. government has decided to release a portion of its strategic petroleum reserve, just as... read more June 23, 2011 by  3


 
First 2011 Nissan Leaf delivered to buyer, San Francisco, Dec 2010, photo by Eugene Lee

Warning: Californian Electric Car Rebates Running Out of Charge

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) - the state department charged with reducing air pollution and improving the quality of air that Californians breathe - has... read more June 8, 2011 by  6


 
Dan Akerson, GM CEO as of September 1, 2010

Gas Taxes Should Go Up To Boost Green-Car Sales, Says GM CEO Akerson

The CEO of General Motors, Dan Akerson, told a Detroit newspaper that the Federal tax on gasoline should be raised by 50 cents or $1 a gallon to encourage consumers to buy... read more June 7, 2011 by  19


 
Tax forms by Flickr user bobt54

Taking Advantage Of Your IRS Mileage: Hybrid Cars Can Help

This week is the heart of tax time. If you're like many other taxpayers or a small businessperson, right about now you're looking up the 2010 mileage rate that the IRS lets... read more April 11, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf, Nashville, October 2010

Electric Car Tax for Washington Gets One Step Closer to Law

If you’re a regular reader of AllCarsElectric then you’ll know that electric cars are much cheaper to run than gasoline cars once you’ve actually purchased... read more March 30, 2011 by  15


 
Toyota Prius at US Capitol, by Flickr user Izik

My Hummer Isn’t Electric? IRS Details False Tax Credit Claims

During the first half of 2010, nearly 13,000 U.S. taxpayers wrongly claimed a staggering $33 million under the electric tax credit incentive scheme, a Treasury Department... read more February 4, 2011 by 


 
2011 Nissan LEAF prototype

$100 Electric Vehicle Tax? State of Washington Should Think Again

The State of Washington is currently considering a new policy that would implement a new annual registration fee of $100 on electric vehicles. This new fee would be in... read more February 19, 2010 by  25


 
Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York

To Boost Gas-Free Car Sales, Make $7,500 Tax Credit a Rebate

Speakers throughout today's Electric Drive Transportation Association conference agree: Plug-in electric cars that use little or no gasoline are coming. It's no longer an... read more January 27, 2010 by  6


 
Zone Electric NEV-48 EX Offer

Get a Free Electric Car from Drive Electric

A headline like the one above begs the question, "What's the catch?" Can you really get an electric car for free? Well, kinda. Oklahoma-based, Drive Electric, sells... read more December 21, 2009 by  10


 
1985 Buick Century, Gross Polluter, by Flickr user head36

UPDATE: Senate, House Agree On Cash-For-Clunkers Terms

Late Tuesday night, we reported that the House had passed a bill by Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH) to institute a "Cash for Clunkers" tax credit scheme. Now the Detroit News and... read more June 12, 2009 by 


 
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