TITLE

The time is right to harmonize CO2 taxes

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, Jason
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Automotive News Europe;10/13/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p0010
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the harmonization of carbon dioxide taxes in Europe. In France, if drivers emit more than 160 grams per kilometer (g/km) of carbon, they must contribute €2,600 to the country's state vault. In Spain, it is 14.75 percent on the price of a new car that emits more than 200g/km. Agreeing on a common approach has been as elusive as trying to act with coordination and consistency on a European banking sector, the author says.
ACCESSION #
35416713

 

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