An analysis of EV global warming emissions compared to gasoline vehicles and policy recommendations to bring more renewable energy onto the grid and make EVs more accessible.
More Americans Would Buy an Electric Vehicle, and Some Consumers Would Use Low-Carbon Fuels, Survey ShowsMoe Khatib2022-08-22T09:53:28-04:00
In Consumer Report's largest-ever nationally representative survey, more than a third say they'd consider buying an EV today.
This study compares monthly ownership costs of six EV and gasoline equivalent vehicles, accounting for financing costs, state taxes and fees, state and federal rebates and tax credits, fuel and maintenance costs, and more.
The Highway Revenue Assessment Tool, built in Microsoft Excel, gives users insights into how the road network is funded by motor fuel taxes and how that revenue will change with new market conditions. The tool also allows users to explore scenarios to change motor fuel taxes and fees on electric vehicles to address revenue shortfalls.
This white paper aims to inform these debates by highlighting various tradeoffs, administrative considerations, and revenue implications inherent to the different policies.
Rising Trend of Punitive Fees on Electric Vehicles Won’t Dent State Highway Funding Shortfalls but Will Hurt ConsumersConner Smith2019-09-13T15:04:34-04:00
This paper compares existing and proposed EV fees with the gas taxes paid by the average new gasoline vehicle to determine whether they are placing an additional tax burden on EV owners compared to non-EV owners, then estimates the effectiveness of EV fees at increasing highway funding revenues.