As of Wednesday you now must pay an additional $100 fee during the car’s initial registration or at its annual renewal that lawmakers say is required to offset gas taxes, which electric car owners do not have to pay. North Carolina legislators have very cleverly titled this law the “Fair Share Contribution for Electric Vehicles” Act, after all, who couldn’t support fairness, right?

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