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Wednesday, 02 December 2020 17:44

Countries Worldwide Are Passing Laws to Kill the Gas-Powered Car

Written by Kristen Lee, Business Insider
The Volkswagen ID concept family. Left to right: The ID Buzz, ID and ID Crozz.  The Volkswagen ID concept family. Left to right: The ID Buzz, ID and ID Crozz.  VW

The contribution of cars and trucks to climate change is undeniable.

A 2014 story by the Union of Concerned Scientists said personal cars and trucks accounted for nearly a fifth of all U.S. emissions, and that almost 30% of "all U.S. global warming emissions" came from the transportation sector, which includes cars, planes, trucks, trains, ships and freight.

 

In the years since, international and U.S.-statewide municipalities have put plans in place in the hopes to reduce emissions and curb reliance in fossil fuels. Along with more and more electrified and zero-emissions vehicles coming onto market, it might be the regulatory push consumers and manufacturers need.

 

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