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Hybrid Cars - Alternative Energy


"Hybrid Nation"

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Lawmakers: Eliminate sales tax on hybrid cars

Gannett News Service

ALBANY -- Buying a hybrid car can save drivers hundreds of dollars on gas, and it could get even cheaper if a bill proposed today becomes law.

Two Long Island lawmakers have introduced legislation that would eliminate state sales tax on the purchase of a new or used hybrid vehicle. The bill would also allow cities and counties to opt in to the tax waiver.

"As automobiles are among the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants, out state should be using its tax policies to promote the purchase of hybrid and fuel-efficient vehicles," said Assemblyman Steven Englebright, D-Suffolk County. "Middle-class New Yorkers know the issues and want to do something about it, but they need to able to afford the technology."
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