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(From Hull Daily Mail)
Motorists who drive gas-guzzling cars could be penalised with higher road tax rates, it emerged today.
The Government is looking at pushing up Vehicle Excise duty for higher-polluting cars.
It believes motorists will be put off buying cars that cause the most damage to the environment if they are made more expensive.
A spokesman for the Department of Transport said: "We are looking to see how we can use Vehicle Excise Duty to better reflect carbon dioxide emissions.
"We are working closely with the Treasury on this." The amount motorists pay in road tax is already …