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Tesla’s Third Biggest Market Considering an EV Tax

October 12, 2017

The Norwegian government’s proposed 2018 budget, published on Thursday, contains information about a new tax on heavier emission-free vehicles, reported Business Insider. Electrek identified Tesla as one the biggest potential victims of the change as the company tends to use bigger battery packs to provide greater range.

If passed, Tesla’s 5,531-pound Model X P100D could be taxed at 70,000 kroner ($9,000). Lighter vehicles, meanwhile, including Tesla’s 4,608-pound Model S 75D, are expected to be taxed at 7,000 kroner ($900 USD), reported local news outlet VG earlier.

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