In an effort to make greener cars cheaper for New Zealanders, the Government plans to discount the price of imported electric and hybrid vehicles by up to $8000. However, it is also planning to add a new fee of up to $3000 on the importation of vehicles with the highest greenhouse gas emissions. With many businesses relying on such "gas guzzlers" for their livelihood, The Country's Jamie Mackay quizzed acting Prime Minister Winston Peters on whether this plan is fair on the farmers and tradies of New Zealand.
Mackay: Let's start with electric vehicles acting Prime Minister. You're supposedly a