The Cost Of Buying A New Car Could Go Up By €1,000 

An overhaul of the Vehicle Registration Tax is being proposed ahead of October's budget.

The Irish Independent reports the government's Tax Strategy Group wants buyers of new cars with 'average' or 'above average' emissions to pay more tax - to encourage greener vehicles.

Science journalist Sean Duke says the government should be offering more incentives to buy electric cars: 
 

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