What right?

LETTER

The wealthy are again rewarded with their electric/hybrid cars, gloating that their cost to fuel up is $3 as compared with $60 for petrol. Those struggling at the bottom are forced to pay the latter, which includes a huge tax take and mark-up by the exploitive oil industry.

What right do electric car owners have to use the roads they do not pay for? There needs to be an immediate charge on all e-cars to buy mileage, just as diesel vehicles do. The rich are getting away with another cost at the expense of the poor.

W Brown

It is government policy that purchasers of electric cars will not be required to pay road use4r charges for at least two years, in order to enourage the uptake of electric vehicles.

Ed

The wealthy are again rewarded with their electric/hybrid cars, gloating that their cost to fuel up is $3 as compared with $60 for petrol. Those struggling at the bottom are forced to pay the latter, which includes a huge tax take and mark-up by the exploitive oil industry.

What right do electric car owners have to use the roads they do not pay for? There needs to be an immediate charge on all e-cars to buy mileage, just as diesel vehicles do. The rich are getting away with another cost at the expense of the poor.

W Brown

It is government policy that purchasers of electric cars will not be required to pay road use4r charges for at least two years, in order to enourage the uptake of electric vehicles.

Ed

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