One reader, ‘Stockportlad’ underlined their belief that taxation is the way forward, writing: “Just tax electric vehicles.
“Let’s be truthful here, all these electric cars create just as much damage to the environment with the mining of special metals for the batteries, more generation of Electricity to charge them.”
While ‘Malph’ claimed: “Anyone who bought an EV thinking they would remain free of taxation were seriously naive…..it was never going to happen!”
‘Ronflynn’ summed up the mood of many writing: “If you can afford to pay £30,000 and more for an electric car, then you can certainly afford to pay road tax as I and all other motorists do. Find something else to cry over.”