New EU Cars Must Be Pollutant-Free from 2035

A new landmark law concerning pollutant-free vehicles recently received approval from the environment ministers of the European Union. The law also got the support of almost all EU countries, with Poland being the only member not in favour of the law. Romania and Bulgaria did not contribute to the votes as they abstained. Italy also abstained because the EU Commission did not accept its suggestion of including biofuels in the list. The law sealed the agreement that all new vehicles sold beginning the year 2035 should have zero emissions. This happened after a slight delay as the Free Democratic party of Germany wanted e-fuel-powered vehicles to be exempted or else they will withdraw their support for the ban. As such, e-fuel vehicle sales will be allowed to continue after the year 2035.

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