New sales of  gasoline-powered vehicles will be prohibited from 2035 

New sales of  gasoline-powered vehicles will be prohibited from 2035 

New sales of  gasoline-powered vehicles will be prohibited from 2035 

New sales of  gasoline-powered vehicle

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  • The European Parliament voted 339 times in favour of the ideas submitted by the European Commission.
  • The motion received 249 votes against it, with 24 MEPs abstaining. MEPs will now begin talks with the bloc’s 27 member states regarding the plans.
  • The goal is to reduce emissions by 50 percent for vans and 55 percent for vehicles by 2030.
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The prohibition brings the European Union one step closer to its objective of halving emissions from new passenger cars; and light commercial vehicles by 100% by 2035, compared to 2021. The sale of new diesel and gasoline automobiles and vans in the European Union will be prohibited beginning in 2035;  a big boost to the region’s ambitious green goals.

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The European Parliament voted 339 times on Wednesday; in favour of the ideas submitted by the European Commission, the EU’s executive agency. The motion received 249 votes against it, with 24 MEPs abstaining. It brings the European Union one step closer to achieving its objective of decreasing emissions; from new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles by 100% by 2035, compared to 2021. The goal is to reduce emissions by 50 percent for vans and 55 percent for vehicles by 2030. Passenger vehicles and vans account for around 12 percent and 2.5 percent of total CO2 emissions in the EU, respectively; MEPs will now begin talks with the bloc’s 27 member states regarding the plans.

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