Screams from roofs go unheard
CHRISTINA Bu has been in the country and found herself somewhat bewildered. Bu is the head of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, and as such comes from a world of subsidy. When it comes to EVs, no one hands out free stuff like Norway.
Cash grants, subsidies, tax write-offs, free public transport, free bus lane use and free charging. It’s Christmas every day in Norway if you want to get behind the wheel of a Nissan Leaf.
So she can’t understand our antagonism towards what she calls “feebate”-type incentives.
Of course she can’t, the same way Julie Anne Genter can’t understand what’s wrong with buying kids’ bikes, and sending the Government round to teach you how to ride them.
When you come from a world, or a mindset, where the
Norway’s EV chief Christina Bu.