In a strategy due to be published in the coming week, the European Commission will lay out measures to tackle the quarter of EU greenhouse gas emissions that come from the transport sector.
The EU document estimates Europe will need 3 million public charging points and 1,000 hydrogen fueling stations by 2030 and promises a “roll-out plan with funding opportunities and requirements” next year. Europe currently has about 200,000 charging points.
Next year the EU will propose tighter CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans from 2025, and the draft document says they could be expanded to cover buses. The document also said Europe’s high-speed rail traffic should double by 2030 and triple by 2050, while zero-emissions aircraft and ships need to be market-ready by 2035.
Read the article at Autoblog.