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Motor Vehicles: Carbon Emissions

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 106457, tabled on 20 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of a California-style zero emission vehicle mandate to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles.

Answered on

27 October 2020

We recognise that we need to go further than the existing regulatory regime to reduce CO2 emissions from road transport to deliver our climate goals. We are considering our options as part of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy