EU countries approve end to combustion engine sales by 2035

Euractiv | Jun 29, 2022 at 8:30 AM
  • As of 20305, new vehicles put on the EU market will need to reduce their CO2 emissions by 100%.
  • The proposal was raised in July 2021, and this decision will mean a de facto halt to sales of petrol and diesel vehicles and a complete shift to electric engines in the European Union from 2035.
  • Countries eventually backed a compromise proposed by Germany, the EU’s biggest car market.