Enthusiasts Environmental Organizations: End of the internal combustion engine up to 2030
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In a joint letter, several environmental associations demand the German carmakers to sell no new vehicles with internal combustion engine no later than 2030.
manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW would manage their production instead to "align efficient and low-consumption electric vehicles" instead, "says in a letter that signed among others of the Confederation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (Bund), Germanwatch and the German Environmental Aid.
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For hybrid vehicles, the demand for a sales stop equally applied as the signatories explained. «The announced SUV models are a climate-political mistake», writing the associations that also issue synthetic fuels and fuels from biomass in traffic a cancellation.
Federal Minister of Traffic Andreas Scheuer had not placed an end to the fossil combiner until 2035 only a few days ago. Unlike environmental associations, the CSU politician wants to put on synthetic fuels. Only the classic burner that is powered by gasoline or diesel should run out within the next 15 years, said the CSU politician of the "World on Sunday".
The transport sector - especially road traffic - is responsible for a large part of the climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions. The expelled amount was 146 million tonnes in 2020, according to the Environmental Agency. The reduction of 19 million tons of greenhouse gases compared to the previous year, experts partly lead to less mobility during the Corona Pandemic.
The EU Commission wants to propose new and ambitious pollutant limits for cars and vans at the end of 2021. They should enter into force in 2025. The automotive industry fears a premature end of the classic internal combustion engine - that is exactly what environmental associations now demand reprint.
Porsche developing gasoline as clean as an electric car .
The key is an understanding of the emissions related to so-called zero emission EVs.It may sound absurd to pursue a new kind of fuel to burn in the era of electrification, but Porsche is looking at how combustion can be made roughly as clean as the entire process of electric car transportation, including the often dirty generation of that power. eFuel aims to achieve an 85% reduction in carbon dioxide, which Porsche says is about the average reduction achieved with electric cars, though that number varies based on where you live and how your electricity is generated.