Prior to GST, hybrid vehicles were taxed at 30.3 per cent (12.5 per cent excise duty, 12.5 per cent value-added tax, 2 per cent central sales tax and 1 per cent national calamity contingent duty). Under GST, it attracts 28 per cent tax and 15 per cent cess - like big petrol and diesel luxury cars
The Porsche Taycan Turbo S will cost around $185,000 (Rs 1.33 crore), while the Taycan Turbo will cost nearly $151,000 (Rs 1.08 crore). Other versions, with lower prices, less speed and power, will be available later this year
"We should move towards alternative fuel... I am going to do this, whether you like it or not. And I am not going to ask you. I will bulldoze it. Petrol, diesel gaadi banane walo ka band bajaana hai," he had said in September 2017.