Growing Number of EU Countries Levying CO2 Taxes on Cars and Incentivizing Plug-ins
Green Car Congress
APRIL 21, 2010
The seventeen EU countries that levy passenger car taxes partially or totally based on the car’s carbon dioxide emissions and/or fuel consumption are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Czech Republic and Romania take the number of Member States up to fifteen. EU countries with CO 2 -based taxation policies by year since 2006. Data: ACEA.