Stop polluting cars, Italy asks the EU for time: “Slitti al 2040”




June 23, 2022 10:21 pm

A document presented in Brussels – also signed by Bulgaria, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia – proposing to postpone the elimination of combustion engines from 2035 to 2040. Request for an extension of the derogation for niche producers

The requests for the automotive sector

– The signatory countries basically ask that the targets identified by the European Commission and supported by the European Parliament be moved

five years ahead

. The document proposes to postpone the 100% reduction of C02 emissions to 2040. For light commercial vehicles, emissions are reduced by 45% by 2030, by 80% by 2035 and by 100% by 2040. For these vehicles, the signatory countries hope that the mechanism of equitable distribution of efforts to reduce emissions among producers.

Niche producers

– The five countries are also asking to extend the derogation enjoyed by niche manufacturers (such as Ferrari and Lamborghini) beyond 2029 and at least until 2036, as well as the extension of the incentive mechanism for low-emission vehicles beyond 2029. Italy Finally, Bulgaria, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia support the introduction of a methodology that takes into account the contribution of renewable fuels in meeting the emission reduction targets.


The article is in Italian

Tags: Stop polluting cars Italy asks time Slitti

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