Energy industry calls for ambitious EU transport goals

The industry is concerned Wednesday’s EU transport package will not offer enough incentives to accelerate the deployment of NGVs and EVs The industry is concerned Wednesday’s EU transport package will not offer enough incentives to accelerate the deployment of NGVs and EVs.
By Andreas Walstad 6 November 2017 0 28253
german gas filling station A gas filling station in Germany. (Daimler)

Europe’s energy industry is concerned that a forthcoming EU transport policy will not be ambitious enough to speed up the electrification and gasification of motor vehicles.

The European Commission’s much-anticipated ‘Mobility Package’ – which is to be released on Wednesday – will outline proposals for new carbon dioxide regulations for cars and vans beyond 2020 as well as an action plan for alternative fuel infrastructure. However, the gas and power industries are concerned the proposals will fall short of expectations. 

The gas industry is concerned that...

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