Thailand’s Ministry of Finance is considering an increase in vehicle taxes as a way to steer motorists toward alternative fuels. Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij tells the Bangkok Post the issue has been discussed at a meeting with Industry Minister Charnchai Chairungrueng and Energy Minister Wannarat Channukul. Korn says the government wants motorists to turn to alternative energy because of rising fuel prices. “There are hybrid cars as well as cars using E85, (natural gas), ...

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