EU to cut car emissions to meet climate targets, rival China
Thursday, 9 November 2017 Brussels (AFP) Nov 8, 2017
The European Union on Wednesday proposed sharp automobile emission cuts over the next decade to support the Paris climate accord and compete with China by spurring electric car production. The European Commission, the EU executive, called for cutting carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans by 30 percent by 2030 and 15 percent by 2025, compared with 2021. The proposal has to be approv
Cutting CO2 emissions, getting more of us to go electric. That’s the aim, as the EU proposes new targets for cars and vans, amid criticism that it’s not going far enough with its green goals. In 2030, CO2 emissions will have to be 30 percent lower for new vehicles, compared to 2021, says the...