GM's CEO says, "Increase the Gas Tax"

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson told The Detroit News that he wants the gas tax boosted to "nudge" consumers towards more fuel-efficient cars.

From article by David Shepardson and Christina Rogers of The Detroit News:

"A government-imposed tax hike, Akerson believes, will prompt more people to buy small cars and do more good for the environment than forcing automakers to comply with higher gas-mileage standards."

With a 50 cent to $1 gas tax per gallon increase, Akerson states, "people will start buying more Cruzes and they will start buying less Suburbans."

Full Story: GM's Akerson Pushing for Higher Gas TAxes

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