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“Ukravtodor” called electric cars a threat to Ukraine

"Укравтодор" назвал электромобили угрозой для УкраиныThe Agency was troubled by the fact that electric cars do not bring them money.

From the beginning of 2018 in Ukraine it is possible to import electric cars without paying VAT and excise tax. Of course, this has dramatically increased the number of machines of this class has caused outrage in the “Ukravtodor”.

In a recent interview with “UKRINFORM”, the head of the state enterprise Slawomir Nowak said that the growth of electric vehicles is a threat for Ukraine. According to him, funding of the sector since the beginning of 2018 is the projected amount of interest income from excise duty on fuel. As for the current year is 50% of the excise tax in 2019 — 75%, and in 2020 100%.

The only threat for contributions to the road Fund may be electric vehicles: if their number will grow, you will need to look for other sources of Fund – Slawomir Nowak

According to the head of the state-owned company, although at the moment, there are no problems with financing, still need to look for other sources of income. Among them includes an electronic weighing system of trucks and other innovations.

It is hoped that the attitude of “Ukravtodor” will not cause the abolition of taxes on electric vehicles. Otherwise, it will cause serious resentment of the people.

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