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Agreement on clean heavy-duty vehicles

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 23 March 2022

On the initiative of the Netherlands at COP26 , fifteen countries and several transport companies signed an agreement that aims for all new heavy-duty vehicles (e.g. trucks) and buses to be emission-free from 2040 to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050. Further, by 2030, 30% of all newly sold trucks and buses must not emit CO2, and by 2050 all CO2-emitting trucks and buses must not be in operation. 

 

The agreement has been signed by 15 countries including: Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, and Wales. 

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