EU carmakers ‘must deliver’ on electric vehicles to meet emissions target

Carmakers are only halfway to meeting EU CO2 emissions targets for 2021, but can make up lost ground if they deliver on their plans to boost electric vehicle sales, a green group has said

Carmakers are only halfway to meeting the EU’s CO2 emissions targets for the sector by 2021. However, they can make up lost ground if they “deliver on their own plans to boost the production of electric vehicles”, according to research from green group Transport & Environment.

The carmarkers that will struggle the most, according to the report, are Honda, Ford, Hyundai-Kia. Volvo and Fiat-Chrysler have also large gaps to cover, but can catch up, the research states.

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