Targets set out in the Government’s climate action plan (CAP) for the reduction of Ireland’s car emissions are “unrealistic and doomed to fail”, according to the latest analysis of the Irish Car Carbon Reduction Alliance (ICCRA).
ICCRA, which represents the majority of car dealers and brands in the Republic, says the plan “is flawed as it is based on inaccurate and incomplete information”.
It calls for a revised strategy that is scientific, data-driven and pragmatic so real and lasting reductions can be made through adoption of EVs but also increased carbon efficiency of vehicles. Under the plan, sales of new petrol and diesel cars are to be banned from 2030 with a target of almost one million EVs on Irish roads by the end of the decade. Read the full article Here