Federal Bill Would Impose $1,000 Fee on EVs


On Capitol Hill, legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to impose a federal fee on electric vehicle sales to boost revenues for the Highway Trust Fund. The bill, offered by U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE), would mandate a $1,000 fee on EVs at the point of sale and a $550 fee on batteries that are more than 1,000 pounds at the point of manufacture, reports say. 9/28/2023