EU Bans Sale of New Gasoline and Diesel Cars

EU negotiators agreed on a deal for “zero-emission road mobility by 2035″

“The days of the carbon spewing, pollution belching combustion engine are finally numbered.”

Julia Poliscanova, T&E’s senior director for vehicles and e-mobility

Anmar Frangoul’s CNBC report on October 28, 2022 shares these details:

The plan seeks to slash CO2 emissions from new vans and passenger cars by 100% from 2021 levels and would constitute an effective ban on new diesel and gasoline vehicles of these types. The parliament said smaller automakers producing up to 10,000 new cars or 22,000 new vans could be granted a derogation, or exemption, until the end of 2035. Formal approval of the deal from the European Council and European Parliament is required before it takes effect.

Anmar Frangoul | CNBC report | October 28, 2022

“This extremely far-reaching decision is without precedent. It means that the European Union will now be the first and only world region to go all-electric. Make no mistake, the European automobile industry is up to the challenge of providing these zero-emission cars and vans.”

Oliver Zipse, CEO of BMW

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