The EU Council made official on Monday the political agreements reached in the European Union (EU) to require automobile manufacturers a reduction in CO2 emissions of 37.5% for cars and 31% for vans in 2030 with respect to the values of 2021.
"We are putting the transport sector on the right path towards clean mobility, helping the EU industry to modernize and strengthen its competitive position on the global stage," European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, Miguel, said in a statement. Arias Cañete.
The official agreement today confirms the parliamentary vote of March 27 and finalizes the final adoption of rules that will contribute to decarbonising Europe's mobility sector, said the EU executive.
In addition, the EU has set itself the objective of limiting the CO2 emissions of trucks by 30% also in 2030 compared to the 2019 levels with an intermediate reduction path of 15% in 2025, although the political agreement in that section It has not yet completed its formal approval.