Car tax, road tax, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) – whatever you call it, no one loves paying it. The rules about VED have changed a lot recently, along with the whole motor industry. We’re entering a new world of electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered engines, and the taxman’s having to adapt alongside it. As always, where there’s tax to pay, there are ways of ending up paying too much. Maybe you’re getting off the road altogether, or perhaps just switching over to public transport. Does that mean you’ve lost the road tax you’ve already paid in advance? Probably not. Here’s what you need to know.