The High, Regressive Costs Imposed by Electric Vehicles – News | Planetizen

The High, Regressive Costs Imposed by Electric VehiclesTwo UC Berkeley economists evaluated whether to charge electric vehicles a mileage fee since they pay no fuel taxes. A study from the Mineta Institute evaluated the impact of new EV registration fees and increased fuel taxes in California.August 1, 2019, 9am PDT | Irvin Dawid Share Tweet LINKEDIN EMAIL COMMENTS JosjeNShutterstockTwo studies into the costs of electric vehicles were released in July. Laura Bliss, CityLab’s west coast bureau chief, reports on an economics study by the Energy Institute at BerkeleyHaas (source article), while Melanie Curry, editor of Streetsblog California, evaluates the findings of a Mineta Transportation Institute on the financial impact of zero-emission vehicles in California.

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