Up-front car tax would reduce carbon emissions, says thinktank

Replacing vehicle excise duty with a one-off tax on new cars would be more effective in cutting emissions, says thinktank Centre Forum. It would encourage consumers to buy lower-carbon vehicles and carmakers to build them.

Tax discs. Credit: Jonathon Ball/ Alamy
Tax discs. Credit: Jonathon Ball/ Alamy

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