by Bridie Schmidt, The Drive
Sweden is joining Scandinavian neighbours Denmark and Norway in the push to ensure a transition to zero emissions transport, passing a bill last week that will see the sale of new petrol and diesel cars banned from 2030.
The bill, which was announced by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in a statement last week, was agreed to by various parties in the Swedish government and will assist the country achieve its goals under the Paris Climate Agreement.
In a statement on the Swedish government website, Löfven wrote (translated from Swedish), “No new petrol and diesel powered cars will be sold after 2030. So we reduce the large climate emissions from the transport sector.”
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