April 16, 2024

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Amsterdam To ban all gas-based cars by 2030

Amsterdam To ban all gas-based cars

Amsterdam, a famous Netherland’s capital to ban all the gas powered cars by 2030. The municipal authorities in the Netherlands recently announced a plan to ban all the vehicles running on gas or diesel. Amsterdam To ban all gas-based cars by 2030. 

Amsterdam To ban all gas-based cars by 2030

This means people are not allowed to drive any gas or diesel cars in the city by 2030. Pollution is the most silent killer and is one of the greatest cause that is dangerous to health in Amsterdam said the councilor responsible for the city’s traffic, Sharon Dijksma.

Diesel cars older than 15 years ban 

The Air clean plan will be implemented in different phases which starts from next year onwards. The diesel cars older than more than 15 years will be banned from going within the A10 ring road around the Dutch capital by 2022 

Buses and coaches by 2022 & pleasure craft and mopeds by 2025

Smoke emitting buses and coaches will be banned after 2022. The ban will also be imposed on the pleasure craft and mopeds by 2025 all the traffic in the urban area must be pollution free by 2030.

Amsterdam has 3,000 charging stations

To encourage EV adoption, residents to go electric by providing EV charging stations to every EV buyer. Currently, Amsterdam has 3,000 charging stations and there is a need to add more 16,000 and 23,000 by 2025.

Rai Association, not in favor of this plan 

As usual, the common hindrances to the good cause, the Rai Association, the automotive industry’s lobby group, is not favoring the plan, “Many tens of thousands of families who have no money for an electric car will soon be left out in the cold. That makes Amsterdam a city of the rich,” said a spokesman.

Amsterdam has joined with many European cities who are also following the same cause of removing the pollution from the country.

Pollution elimination plans by other cities 

Madrid, a central capital of Spain restricted the access to gas vehicles made prior to 2000 and diesel vehicles to 2006. Rome has taken the pledge to ban diesel vehicles by 2024. The Danish government wants to eliminate gas and diesel cars by 2030 and hybrids by 2035.

Many countries are taking initiatives to eliminate pollution levels in the country as it is the need for the people to take a step now, otherwise, the future will become worst to live in. 


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