The EU has made a major commitment that will certainly factor in uncreased use of electric cars and other sustainable modes of transportation.

From an article on the FIA Formula E website:
Sustainability: EU aims to reduce GHG emissions by up to 40% by 2030

Last week the European Union made a pledge to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% by 2030.

This encompasses four key targets:

a binding EU target of at least 40% less greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to 1990
a target of at least 27% reduction of renewable energy used at EU level
an energy efficiency increase of at least 27%
the completion of the EU-internal energy market by reaching an electricity interconnection target of 15% between member states and pushing forward important infrastructure projects

As well as the very ambitious targets the council members also requested further research on electric transportation… read complete article here
Resource: FIA Formula E – the world’s first fully-electric racing series

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