Tax incentives for the purchase of hybrid-electric vehicles like the Toyota Prius begin a scheduled phaseout starting next year. In a curious juxtaposition, news from January’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit regarding several ambitious new programs to introduce hybrid-electric vehicle technology seems to run counter to the direction of U.S. energy policy. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service code section 179A, "Clean Fuel Vehicles," which indicates HEV buyer tax ...
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