From mid-2022, all new cars placed on the EU market will need to be equipped with advanced safety systems. Following the agreement reached in March with the European Parliament, the EU Council representing the Member States has adopted a regulation on the general safety of motor vehicles and the protection of passengers and vulnerable road users.
Authorities in Brussels have accepted a gradual repeal of access to the city centre to vehicles with internal combustion engines, local media reported.
It is envisaged that all diesel engines will be banned from 2030 and petrol or gas engines will be banned from 2035. Vehicles with internal combustion engines will be completely banned from 2050.
Bucharest, Oct 20 /Agerpres/ - The share of green cars in the total sales registered at national level, in the first nine months of the year, stood at 3.7pct, higher than the one recorded in the same period of 2018, while, by volume, sales of green cars reached 4,734 units, compared to 2,927, in 2018, according to the data of the Association of Automobile Makers and Importers (APIA), consulted
The government will provide incentives for people, and companies, to replace old-technology, polluting cars with zero emission ones from next year, Deputy Finance Minister Apostolos Vesyropoulos said.
The incentives will come in the form of lower registration and use levies for vehicles, including company cars, Vesyropoulos told Skai radio.