European Union adopts ban on gas-powered cars beginning in 2035

Posted on AllSides October 28th, 2022
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Negotiators from the European Union reached a deal that would effectively ban sales of gas-powered cars beginning in 2035.

The deal was reached on Thursday by negotiators from EU member countries, European Parliament, and the European commission.

By 2035, the new law states that carmakers must cut their CO2 emissions by 100%, rendering it impossible to sell cars that are gas-powered.

Jan Huitema, a lead negotiator for the European Parliament, said that the deal is "good news."

"This deal is good news for car drivers... new zero-emission cars will become cheaper, making them more affordable...

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