Because of the manner in which excise taxes on automobiles are applied in Thailand, however, the difference in total tax burden between a domestically produced and imported eco-Car can be significant. Effective 1 January 2016, Thailand will move to a new structure for its excise taxes on vehicles that takes into account CO2 emissions (Admin, 2014). IEA/IRENA Global Renewable Energy Policies and Measures Database © OECD/IEA and IRENA, [November 2020]