Summary: 2008 Hawaii State Democratic Party Resolution. Long term support for PHEV sales can be sustained with a revenue neutral program. Because a program that allows PHEVs to be sold at competitive prices can be constructed in a way that pays for itself, it is possible to extend the program to all PHEV sales, not simply the first million. This will speed the transition of the US fleet (250 million vehicles) at a much higher adoption rate than can be achieved with tax credit subsidies. (more)
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