I have to say with Labour's policies, there is a big hidden message to everyone.
While the petrol taxes keep piling up (who says they're going to stop at the latest tax), the EV owners and getting a free ride to *Auckland's new infrastructure developments.
It's robbing Peter (ICE owners) to give to Paul (EV owners).
The cleverness of it depends on you viewpoint,
Traditionally Labour's support base is those that are less well off, and have less ability to spend extra $1000s on a car...
This Labour is Jacinda's ideologies ... one of them is to wipe out oil from NZ.