Tag: ICE ban

Oct 12, 2020 - 01:52 pm

New York state considers combustion vehicle ban in 2035

The US state of New York is considering joining California by launching their own phase-out of gas-fueled vehicles by 2035. This is what state senator Pete Harckham hopes to achieve with legislation S.9008 to amend the state Environmental Conservation Law.

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Sep 21, 2020 - 06:53 pm

Belgium aims for all-electric company cars by 2026

The emerging Vivaldi coalition in Belgium is planning a ban on new company cars with combustion engines from 2026. The seven parties are still in negotiations to form the government. But should they succeed, this would be a big step.

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Jul 31, 2020 - 12:16 pm

British Columbia to go fully electric by 2040

The government of British Columbia, Canada, announced new regulations to ensure that all new vehicles sold in the province will have to be fully-electric by 2040. The regulation will be phased in starting in 2025.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 11:35 am

UK to bring ICE ban forward by 5 years to 2035

The new British government wants to bring forward to 2035 the ban on the sale of new cars with combustion engines initially planned for 2040. Besides, the prohibition of new registrations will then also apply to hybrid vehicles.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 04:19 pm

Bristol proposes diesel-ban in city centre by 2021

The Bristol City Council has proposed a ban for all diesel vehicles from their city centre, as well as a new congestion charge zone for older commercial vehicles by 2021. This would make the city the first in the UK with an outright ban on diesel.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 02:19 pm

The city of Brussels to ban petrol and diesel 2035

The Brussels regional government in Belgium is banning diesel vehicles from 2030 and petrol vehicles from 2035. Meanwhile, the Flemish Region of Belgium has announced that it will discontinue its subsidy programme for electric vehicles from January 2020.

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Oct 25, 2019 - 12:35 pm

US Senate proposal to add scrapping subsidies

Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader of the U.S. Senate faction, has presented a $454BN ten-year plan to get combustion vehicles off the country’s roads and to aid the US manufacture and sale of electric vehicles.

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Jun 18, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Ireland opts for 2030 combustion ban

Ireland is also aiming to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. This is one of 180 measures in the Irish government’s published the Climate Action Plan, which covers all relevant sectors.

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May 5, 2019 - 03:28 pm

Amsterdam to ban all non-electric vehicles by 2030

The city of Amsterdam aims to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles from town by 2030 in its new Clean Air Action Plan. The city council will debate the proposal at the end of this month, followed by a six-week deadline for public comments.

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May 3, 2019 - 04:37 pm

UK to move electric vehicle target forward to 2030?

The Committee on Climate Change that advises the British government is looking into the sales ban of petrol and diesel powered cars. The planned 2040 target must move forward, say the advisers and suggest 2035 if not 2030 as they assume ICEs and BEVs to reach price parity by mid-2020ies.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 06:12 pm

Finnish Task Force calls for fuel tax + EV incentives

The Finnish Ministry of Transport had asked a Task Force to analyse how the country may reach its goal to eliminate CO2 emissions in the transport sector by 2045. Their final report is out and proposes a range of measures that alternate between the carrot and the stick.

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Nov 30, 2018 - 04:32 pm

Netherlands develop new electric vehicle incentives

Starting in 2030, only emissions free vehicles will be allowed to be newly registered in the Netherlands. A group of experts has now come forward with a plan to reach this target – for which they have reportedly found government approval on all points.

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Nov 21, 2018 - 03:48 pm

BC to phase out sales of non-electric cars by 2040

British Columbia joins the growing circle of regions that stop sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. Canada’s westernmost province will do so from 2040 and intends to install electric vehicle sales quotas prior to that date, starting by 2025.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 08:52 pm

Israel zeroing in on electric transport

The Israeli Minister for Energy, Yuval Steinitz, has outlines his plan to phase-out all fossil-fuel powered vehicles by 2030. He had hinted as much previously but now included commercial vehicles in his masterplan.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 04:10 pm

Denmark aiming for decarbonisation of transport

The Danish government presented a new climate action plan with 38 measures, among them the previously leaked ban on the sales of all ICEs by 2030 and hybrid cars by 2035. In addition, the Danes will electrify their entire taxi and bus fleet by 2030 and are ready to spend millions.

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Jul 9, 2018 - 02:55 pm

UK: New Road to Zero Strategy to decarbonise transport

At long last – the British government has specified plans to decarbonise the country. Their Road to Zero Strategy affirms to ban all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2040 but averts calls that asked to move said target forward. There is a new a mid-term goal however.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Scotland: Ever more money to switch to electric cars

The Scottish government has increased funding to programmes that bring them closer to their goal to finish all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2032. Hence the budget for the Low Carbon Transport Loan has risen from £8m to £20m for 2018/19 with new schemes being introduced.

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Mar 26, 2018 - 01:43 pm

Sweden’s towns may ban old diesel cars from 2020

The centre-left government in Stockholm has given Sweden’s towns and cities the green light to decide to ban old cars. Local policies may prohibit vehicles below Euro 5 to drive into town from 2020 with all-electric rules being an option too.

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Mar 24, 2018 - 11:53 pm

Paris considers free public transport to curb air pollution

Paris may provide free public transport if a motion by Mayor Anne Hildago overcomes the opposition. A feasibility study is to see whether such a measure would motivate more people to take the Métro. Paris transport authority IDFM, rejected the proposal despite other examples from Europe.

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Mar 8, 2018 - 02:35 pm

Scotland to phase out ICEs in favour of plug-in cars

Scotland’s national transport agency publishes specifications regarding the country’s plan to phase out the need for combustion-powered cars by 2032. In September it was Nicola Sturgeon, head of the Scottish government, who announced this ambition.

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Jan 31, 2018 - 08:04 pm

East London may ban all ICEs and old hybrids from rush hour

The heart of East London may soon be freed from all diesel or gasoline powered and even older hybrid vehicles if a plan by the boroughs of Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets comes to pass. The councils want to mark-off two walking and cycling zones during peak times.

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Jan 8, 2018 - 04:29 pm

Japan aims for zero sales of ICEs by 2040

It looks like 2040 will be the year that finishes fossil-fuel powered vehicles off for good. Japan has now joined the growing circle of countries to set that deadline. Tokyo though wants to work with substantial incentives rather than penalties.

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Jan 8, 2018 - 10:56 am

Taiwan to outlaw fuel-powered bikes and cars

With 14 million two-wheelers for its populace of 23 million, Taiwan praises itself to have the highest motorcycle density in the world. Accordingly, its latest law for climate action aims to get their exhaust under control.

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Jan 7, 2018 - 06:29 pm

ICE ban in California comes 2040

The Golden State has set its course on climate action and the latest proposal requests to put a halt on all sales of gas guzzlers from 2040 onwards. Chances are for the zero-emission legislation to be passed into law.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/10/12/new-york-state-considers-combustion-vehicle-ban-in-2035/
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