EV Owners In Mountain West Hit With 'Punitive' Fees, Study Finds
More American drivers are turning to electric vehicles. EV owners don’t pay a gas tax, but they’re increasingly charged an annual fee. According to a new study from Consumer Reports, some of the highest EV fees are levied by states in the Mountain West.
In Wyoming, for example, EV fees are 197% higher than what the annual gas tax would be for the average new car in 2025. The study calls these fees “punitive,” placing an additional tax burden on EV owners.