Why tax electric vehicles but not heavy trucks? Politics

11.25.2020 - By Follow The Money

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The SA and VIC governments have announced a new electric vehicle tax - in other words, a great big new tax on clean air.
In today's episode we explain why this EV tax is terrible idea and unpack some of the arguments for and against it.

Host: Ebony Bennett, deputy director of the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Guests:
Tim Washington, Chair EV Council // @EVTimOz
Richard Denniss, chief economist, The Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI
Richie Merzian, director, Climate & Energy Program // @RichieMerzian
Audrey Quicke, researcher, Climate & Energy Program
Producer: Jennifer Macey
Theme music is by Jonathan McFeat from Pulse and Thrum

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