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Publication Date

1973

Keywords

Energy consumption; Automobiles--Design and construction--Law and legislation

Abstract

A detailed basis for legislation to institute a system of rating automobiles according to their energy costs is proposed, together with mechanisms to tax wasteful uses of energy associated with cars. A complementary rebate system for owners of very efficient vehicles also is proposed. This proposal is advanced instead of systems of increasing energy supplies or gasoline rationing to control consumer demand.

First Page

32

Last Page

35

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Energy Policy Commons

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