Many European countries have been making the shift to electric vehicles and Germany has just stated that they plan to ban the sale of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles by 2030. The country is also planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 80-95% by 2050, sparking a shift to green energy in the country. Effectively, the ban will encompass the registration of new cars in the country as they will not allow any gasoline powered vehicle to be registered after 2030, according to The Globe and Mail.
Part of the reason this ban is being discussed and implemented is because energy officials see that they will not reach their emissions goals by 2050 if they do not eliminate a large portion of vehicle emissions.
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