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Banning the sale of old used cars – what's changing?

Banning the sale of old used cars – what's changing?

The T&E Agency sets out how to achieve the EU's comprehensive climate goals by providing clean and affordable solutions for all drivers.

the European Commission Announce a goal 90% discount to CO2 emissions Throughout the European economy 2040. In order to achieve such a thing, eat Member States Beyond just focusing on New sales to “cleaning” It's all his A fleet of cars. Her roadmap for the road to zero T&E It will meet the EU's climate targets while providing clean and affordable solutions to help all drivers move away from them Polluting cars Gasoline and diesel.

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The current list is on Carbon dioxide emissions from cars to 2023, including Phasing out From an internal combustion engine (ICE). 2035, This is the single most important thing Emission reduction measuresbecause it will reduce emissions by 57% the 2040 compared to 2015.

Additional measures are needed to get rid of The rest 73 million cars With engines Internal combustion Move through the streets to 2050. The most effective and affordable options are cancellation Of old cars gasoline And diesel (And replace them with clean ones Electric car Battery-powered, BEV), followed Electrical modifications Cars with internal combustion engines.

To speed up cancellation to Old gasoline cars the diesel, T&E recommends the application Sales restrictions the Rotation in Used vehicles With internal combustion engines After a certain age. The European Commission must then propose as soon as possible a new EU-type regulation Converted electric vehicles.

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the Electronic fuel It's more beloved And inactive Of the other options, therefore there is no need to limit CO2 emissions From the current fleet.

As well as its acceleration Absorption to Electric cars to Corporate fleets Avoid increased traffic Cars by restriction Ha Building new roads or encouraging changes in travel patterns are additional effective drivers for reducing emissions in line with EU ambitions climate.

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The T&E path to zero reduces vehicle emissions by 86% in 2040

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the road map Ha T&E To eliminate carbon emissions from cars initially shows that get rid of to Cars With internal combustion engines 2035 It is an essential measure to decarbonize cars. However, legal standards CO2 emissions For cars you must finish eliminating Pollutants to A fleet of vehicles Compounds resulting in that CO2 emissions Land Transport Vs 86% (compared to 2015), while ensuring a socially just transition.

Outside the scope of legislation Car carbon dioxide standards Which affects all new car sales, the study also analyzes its effects Acceleration Ha Electrical engine to Company cars and evaluate options for decarbonising internal combustion engine vehicles that will reach European roads 2050, Consider diversionary programs combined with alternative mobility options and Electronic transfers.

The T&E path to zero combines a clean solution to meet EU climate targets

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Accelerating the uptake of electric vehicles in corporate fleets

It is required to achieve the goals set by the European Union Faster absorption to Electric car to Corporate fleets Until the 2030. Due to the greater distance of cars it covers Corporate fleets Compulsory acquisition of clean vehicles will achieve this Drastic reduction of carbon dioxide emissions At the same time, it will create a large fleet of used electric cars. Through these targets, the fleet's annual emissions can be reduced by 5% In addition to 2040.

Phase out all petrol or diesel vehicles by 2050

Comparison between different alternative solutions Explains that conversion systems and Electrical upgrades -the transformation From a vehicle equipped with an internal combustion engine Electric car– It must be set to priority As they are the most appropriate and effective solutions for the gradual elimination of the remaining vehicles with internal combustion engines 2050. On the other hand, the use of Electronic fuel In cars there is no environmental, economic and industrial sense.

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System transformation, Where the driver gives up ownership of the car and chooses one Mobility package (Public transportation And car sharing), would be a good choice in areas where there is infrastructure for Public transportation Active mobility is sufficiently developed. It can also include a conversion system Subsidies To buy one New electric vehicle Or the He rents As part of one Social rental system Or to buy one Used electric car. Converted cars electricity from petrol the diesel They will provide an additional solution for drivers Low income And people who really need a car. Programs transformation Of old cars with engines gasoline the diesel In electricity will allow Remove all old vehicles From fleet to 2050 It will reduce emissions by 11% In addition to 2040. the Electronic fuel they have Higher cost For the owner, the life cycle of CO2 emissions is higher and will not reduce urban air pollution. It is important that Electronic fuel And hydrogen It will be required to produce in sectors that are difficult to retreat from (eg. airline And shipping), so there is no guarantee that Electronic fuel will be available to Cars.

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E-fuel makes no environmental, economic and industrial sense

Residual emissions will be reduced by avoiding increased vehicle traffic

between 2000 And 2018, the Passenger activity in Cars From the European Union more almost 17%, The European Commission expects this to happen He increases against 20% Until the 2050. The T&E Roadmap aims to to avoid Of which He increases The use of cars depends on three main levers: Stop building new roadsturn to Public transportation And for Active navigation In cities. It also includes Run the railway and longer distances Increase in fuel prices Depending on the request. To further reduce emissions, these measures will be combined with additional tools to increase vehicle occupancy (for example: car sharing) and the Reducing fuel consumption (Transfer sales from SUVs). These measures will reduce emissions by an additional 14% 2040.

Basic recommendations

The European Union must maintain this get rid of to Cars With internal combustion engines 2035.

The European Commission is developing a new initiative to electrify corporate fleets. The European Union must set a target 100% battery electric vehicle sales the 2030 to Company cars With an average goal 50% the 2027, In order to achieve faster growth in battery electric vehicle sales.

Policy solutions should specifically target the existing vehicle fleet Electrification of old gasoline cars the diesel And programs transformation For low-income families, including mobility support (such as public transport and car sharing), new accommodation or Beef is usedwhile avoiding ineffective and Expensive solutions Like the Electronic fuel.

The European Commission should adjust its strategy to… 2040 And taking into account conversion systems Electrical modifications Instead of the Electronic fuel For a fleet of old vehicles.

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