The European Parliament has given a green light to a plan to stop the sale of petrol and disel cars starting in 2035.
This is a crucial part of the European Union’s plan to become a “climate neutral” economy by 2050.
France 24 report »
The European Commission has proposed new CO2 emissions targets for new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) from 2030 onwards. The Commission proposes phasing in stronger CO2 emissions standards for almost all new HDVs with certified CO2 emissions, compared to 2019 levels, specifically:
45% emissions reductions from 2030;
65% emission reductions from 2035;
90% emissions reduction from 2040.