“I think electricity will create a new world. I feel like the world will change a lot with electricity, and I wonder how it will change, it’s scary, and it’s going to be fun. I think there are so many things to think about when it comes to electric cars.” By J-Hope.
Even though it is scary, the EU is taking the first step to completely renovate passenger car transportation by banning the Gas/Diesel/Hybrid cars on the road.
Is it good news for the automotive industry?
The member states of the EU will be involved in finalizing the law for the automakers to focus on reducing the CO2 emissions of the fleets by 100% by 2035. The ban is not for the existing combustion-powered machines on the roads.
However, the law has not been welcomed full-heartedly by all the 27 EU nations. Germany, one of the powerful influencers in the EU market is against the full ban on new cars with combustion engines. Notable experts are supporting the use of synthetic fuel in new cars with a combustion engine.
Even Italy’s minister, ecological transition, says that the future of the passenger car “cannot be just full electric.”
As per ADAC, Europe’s largest motoring association, “ambitious climate protection goals in transport cannot be achieved by electric mobility alone.” They consider it “necessary to open up the prospect of a climate-neutral internal combustion engine.”
The concern has been shown by the European Union station that 12 percent of the emissions are from passenger cars. If the new law gets fundamentally rooted then the annual emission rate of the new car can be reduced by 55 percent from 2030.
Michael Bloss, Member of the European Parliament, “This is a turning point that we are discussing today. Anyone who still relies on the internal combustion engine is harming the industry, the climate, and violating European law.”
There are also high concerns about job losses in the automotive industry due to a sudden change turning the conservative European People’s Party lawmakers to tone down their ambition voice on handling the carbon emission released by the car.
They are also against the credits for the e-fuels.
The situation has become a debatable topic. The concerns of limiting yourself only to a pure electric vehicle. No support for synthetic fuels. As the EU is leading to a new world to combat the CO2 emission problem.
The world is awaiting to witness how much the changes will bring positive results to the countries in terms of sustainability, jobs, and also economic scenarios. Will there be any drastic change in the way we use to commute? Will there be any change in the business operations? Will the undeveloped countries become the host of the leftover combustion engine vehicles?
Need to see the global impact of such new policies by 2035.