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The report also rightly singles out the lack of binding targets for low and zero-emission vehicle sales as one of the main barriers to customers’ purchasing decisions. It also addresses pressing issues for most European cities – stressing the importance of sustainable public procurements and calling on the Commission to come up with additional clean air measures beyond the deployment of charging infrastructures.
Yoann Le Petit, clean vehicles officer, said: “While there will be enough charging infrastructure until 2020, this vote shows that the EU needs a much more effective framework for future charging infrastructure deployment than is the case today.”