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EC proposes 30% reduction target for CO2 from new cars

The European Commission has proposed that average CO2 emissions from new cars and vans should be 30% lower in 2030 compared with 2021.
By Staff reporter 8 November 2017 0 28302

The European Commission has proposed that average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and vans should be 30% lower in 2030 compared with 2021, it said on Wednesday.

The commission also proposed a benchmark target whereby car manufacturers will be obliged to ensure that at least 15% of their output consists of low-emission vehicles by 2025, rising to 30% in 2030.

Wednesday’s proposals, put forward under the Mobility Package, would save around 380 mt of oil in the EU between 2020 and 2040, the commission said.

The proposals...