The Victorian Government’s plans to tax electric vehicle owners a road usage fee could discourage people from taking up the new technology, an industry group says.
- The Victorian Treasurer says the charge will help create a fairer system for taxing road users
- It is expected to raise about $30 million per year and will be introduced in July 2021
- But the Greens and an industry group say it will harm electric vehicle uptake and put Australia behind other developed countries
The new tax was…