It's one of the proposals put forward by the SEAI.
Proposals for a new SUV tax are "never going to fly," according to a midlands motoring journalist.
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has put forward a number of suggestions in a bid to meet the Climate Action Plan's targets.
Among those is a tax on SUVs, a ban on new data centres and a boiler scrappage scheme.
The SEAI says the current scale and pace of delivery mean it's uncertain the ambitious targets outlined in the Climate Action Plan will be met.
Portlaoise's Bob Flavin says it's just another tax on an already-highly taxed industry: