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10:40 am, April 19th, 2016 - 70 comments
Categories: climate change, Europe, global warming, sustainability, transport - Tags: climate change, electric cars, netherlands, transport
Netherlands moots electric car future with petrol and diesel ban by 2025
The Dutch parliament will strive towards all-electric sales by midway through the next decade if senate passes motion into law
Dutch politicians have voted through a motion calling on the country to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars starting in 2025.
The motion has only passed through the lower house of the Netherlands’ parliament, and would need to pass through the Dutch senate to become legally binding. But its success in a majority vote puts the earliest date yet on just when a major country might begin phasing out polluting transportation. …
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