quote: The total benefits easily outweigh the cost. Studies already show lower lifetime running cost for an EV vs ICE.
quote: No one is taking away your car.
quote: No surprise there. Look at all that's handed out to EV owners!
quote: My point was for equal taxation and benefits for ALL car owners.
quote: But he is not, he just wants to end the subsidies for EV's but apparently continue to recieve the subsidies for his car.
quote: The counter point was that so do ICE vehicles, because they do.
quote: Not to pile on or anything, but the petroleum industry has received an estimated $369 billion in direct subsidies since 1950
quote: EV buyers are simply are being taxed less in return for spending in a way that helps his country in multiple ways
quote: Do you know why almost everyone agrees that roads should be paid for with taxes rather than leaving it to the private sector to build them and figure out how to charge people enough for using them?Because there is a net benefit to society. It's stupid to waste capital and/or time to implement such a payment system.