Whoa. There’s a huge tax break in Norway for buying an electric car. Not surprisingly, Tesla is focusing its sales efforts in Norway, as this tax break — as shown in the graph below — makes the Tesla half the price of its competitors:
The Tesla Model S is exempt from Norway’s steep levies on purchases of fuel-burning vehicles that can double the base price of a car. Thai makes the Model S a relative bargain for the wealthy Norwegians than can afford a six-figure set of wheels.
The rest from the IBTimes here.