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Old 02-21-2013, 02:43 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Irish Stout View Post
Heard a story on NPR recently about how most of the nations roads are paid for by gas taxes and that with better efficiency vehicles the tax revenue for roads drops significantly. So with cars like this coming out and with more and more domestic models getting closer to that constant 40mpg mark, I can see more toll roads popping up.
It's all a lie. The rates they keep increasing the gas taxes far outweigh any supposed mileage increases in vehicles.

What's funny is the fact that they keep telling us that cars are getting more fuel efficient, but the reality for most is that cars are getting LESS efficient than they were in the past because they keep making them larger and larger with each new redesign.
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