There are plenty of reasons for governments to promote the use of electric vehicles including lower end-use pollution and more flexibility in the power source for the electricity they need. Nobody in government thinks they are the answer to the environmental problems we face. I don’t think this is a government « con » in any way, shape or form. Taxes are important in any civilised society and I have no doubt as revenue from fossil fuels decreases another method of taxation will emerge - probably similar to the one Uther has outlined above.

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