13 Oct '17, 10am

Norway proposes electric car tax that could affect Tesla significantly

2017 Tesla Model X Enlarge Photo Norway is likely the friendliest place on Earth for electric cars. The government's generous incentives and perks have led to an electric-car boom, and the country is now Silicon Valley automaker Tesla's third-largest market. However, Norway's latest taxation proposal could have serious implications for Tesla in the near future. DON'T MISS: Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics Norway's proposed 2018 budget includes a new tax on heavier "emission-free" vehicles to compensate for the toll heftier electric cars take on the country's roads. The tax could levy an additional $9,000 on vehicles considered "heavy" by the Norwegian government, according to Business Insider . Specifically, the Tesla Model X P100D would fall into the taxation category with a 5,531-pound curb weight. 2017 Tesla Model X Enlarge Photo Tesla tends t...

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