The Washington State Senate last month passed a bill that would charge electric car owners $100 per year to compensate for not paying gas taxes.
In response, GM Director of Government Affairs Hal Lenox sent a letter to Washington Gov. Chris Gregorie asking the surtax be removed, calling the bill "unfair."
If signed into law, the tax would only apply to owners of the all-electric vehicles. The bill excludes vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt, which can run part of the time on gas. Still, GM spoke out against it.
GM officials say that because of the high cost … Read more