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Congressionally-created Commission Recommends Mileage Tax Instead of Fuel Tax for Transportation Infrastructure Financing

Green Car Congress

From 1980 to 2006, the total number of miles traveled (VMT) by automobiles increased 97%; truck VMT increased 106%. Ensure that, once implemented, mileage-based fees and any other charges are set to meet the designated federal share of national surface transportation investment needs, and index these rates to inflation.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Posted by: Joe | Apr 13, 2009 11:27:11 PM The government gets no tax money on electric vehicles. We are addicted to the gasoline tax both at the State and Federal level. There is no room for them to hide the taxes or blame it on successful "rich" people. The Democrats have reached too far. Never again.

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