A seismic shift: support for ICE melts as Europe warms to EVs

Euractiv | Jul 5, 2022 at 3:35 PM
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  • A review clause inserted into the text by Germany – a requirement under the German government’s coalition agreement – obliges the European Commission to prepare a report exploring the feasibility of using “CO2 neutral fuels” and plug-in hybrid technology to meet the 2035 zero-emission requirements.
  • The decision by EU countries in the early hours of Wednesday (29 June) to ban the sale of polluting vehicles by 2035 was widely seen as a death sentence for the internal combustion engine in the EU.