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Low carbon car taxation and its potential to accelerate transitions to a low carbon transport sector in the UK

Abstract:

The transition to a low carbon transport world requires a host of demand and supply policies to be developed and deployed. Pricing and taxation plays a major role, as it affects purchasing behaviour, overall ownership and use of vehicles. This paper explores the energy and environmental effects of a number of key car pricing and taxation instruments, including graded purchase taxes, vehicle excise duties and vehicle scrappage incentives. It employs the UK Transport Carbon Model to develop...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Environmental Change Institute
Publisher:
The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2011
URN:
uuid:13c5f01a-16c2-4e8a-b900-942efb87e9f6
Local pid:
tsu:10100
ISBN:
978-91-633-4455-8

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