Netherlands To Ban Sale Of Petrol & Diesel Vehicles By 2025

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The ruling labour party of the Netherlands, the Partij van de Arbeid is looking to make the country emissions free by 2025.

In a proposal just approved by the lower house of the Dutch parliament, Holland may see new petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles stop hitting its roads in the year 2025 as the country aims for an emissions free future.

The proposal will see only battery and fuel cell powered cars rolling down the streets of the European nation by 2025.

The proposal criticism from other politicians including the other member of Holland's ruling coalition, the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VDD)

Digital Trends reprts that VDD member and Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, switching to 100 percent fully electric cars by 2025 will be difficult, while fellow VDD member Barbara Visser has called the proposal 'the wishful thinking of a headless chicken.

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Story first published: Saturday, April 9, 2016, 14:48 [IST]
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