The Wrong Target

The Wrong Target

A brief review of the breakdown of the 1.9 million new vehicles purchased in Canada in 2015 shows the ultimate power of the consumer in the automotive market. While vehicle companies have improved the fuel efficiency of vehicles in recent years to meet new standards, Canadians have increasingly chosen larger, more powerful and relatively less fuel efficient vehicles.

In this month’s Observations we will discuss alternative solutions to reducing vehicle emissions including differing taxation policies, scrappage programs and incentives for certain vehicle purchases.

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