15 Jun '11, 11am

GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike – Is This Good Policy To Meet Fuel Efficiency Goals?: The Detroit News reported

GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike – Is This Good Policy To Meet Fuel Efficiency Goals?: The Detroit News reported

RELATED ARTICLES Drivers paying record pump prices April 20, 2008 07:08 PM Drivers paying record pump prices April 20, 2008 07:08 PM High fuel prices could slash US emissions. May 8, 2008 08:59 AM How Will New CAFE Standards Change Cars? April 5, 2010 06:07 AM The Detroit News reported last week that General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, would like to see the federal gasoline tax boosted by as much as $1 per gallon in order to encourage drivers to choose more fuel efficient vehicles. If you are a politician in office today, it's of course anathema to talk about raising fuel taxes — unless of course you harbor some sort of political suicide agenda — and it's at least mildly surprising that a Republican CEO would be a proponent of raising taxes on a product which directly, and potentially adversely, impacts the company he is running. ADVERTISEMENT Surprising as it may be, it's re...

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