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Frankfurt must ban older diesel cars

Frankfurt must ban highly-polluting, older diesel vehicles from the city centre from February 2019 as part of a plan to improve air quality, the Administrative Court in Wiesbaden ruled on 5 September. ClientEarth lawyer ...
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London ULEZ to expand from October 2021

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone will expand out to the North and South Circular roads from 25 October 2021 and cover an area 18 times larger than the Central London ULEZ, the Mayor of London ...
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Diesel cars cause high health costs

Recent research by scientists at the University of Oxford and University of Bath suggests that the health damage effects associated with diesel vehicle emissions are around 20 times greater than electric vehicles ...
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Denmark to ban new fossil fuel cars by 2035

The Danish government has launched a climate and air pollution package called “together for a cleaner world”, which includes 38 initiatives. The country aims to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2030 and sales ...
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Diesels in low-emission zones?

More than 90 per cent of Euro 6 diesel cars on sale today don’t meet the EU emission limits on the road but are still exempt from low-emission zones or diesel bans.
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We don’t just need electric cars, we need fewer cars says Greenpeace

Ever since the first production car rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, our love affair with automobiles has grown and grown.
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Electrified roads for charging vehicles

The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks while they drive along it has been opened in Sweden.
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New low-emission zones in Sweden

On 4 April, the Swedish government announced that from 1 January 2020 municipalities will be able to introduce three different kinds of low-emission zones.
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Electric cars cheaper than combustion cars

In countries such as the UK, USA, Japan and China, electric vehicles are already a cheaper alternative than internal combustion ...
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Possible to phase out the climate impact of road traffic in 15 years

Taxes, regulations, fuel switches, electrification and climate-conscious social planning is the recipe if the Nordic and Baltic states is going to abolish GHG emissions from road traffic.
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