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'Pay-per-mile' road levies needed to balance rise of electric vehicles, UK lawmakers say

How UK drivers are taxed for their road use will need to change to a "pay-per-mile" model as the rise of electric vehicles makes existing levies less effective and threatens to rip a hole in the public purse, a committee of lawmakers said today, despite the privacy concerns inherent in tracking

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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