‘Clean mobility’ package calls for 30% car emissions cut

Average CO2 output from new cars and vans should fall by 30% in the ten years from 2021 under a European Commission proposal to “accelerate the transition to low- and zero-emission vehicles”

Average CO2 output from new cars and vans should fall by 30% in the ten years from 2021 under a European Commission proposal to “accelerate the transition to low- and zero-emission vehicles”, but the EU executive stopped short of a mandatory production quota for low-emission vehicles and said there would still be an internal combustion engine in 80% of new cars sold in 2030.

The proposal sets a target of a 15% CO2 emissions cut by 2025, based on the average emissions from a manufacturer’s entire fleet of vehicles registered in a given year.

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