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Paris plans to ban petrol, diesel cars on its streets by 2030

Cars that run on electricity would not be affected

Reuters  |  Paris 

Paris authorities plan to ban by 2030 all combustion-engine cars - including those fuelled by both diesel and petrol - an official at Paris City Hall said on Thursday. "This is about planning for the long term with a strategy that will reduce greenhouse gases," said Christophe Najdovski, an official responsible for transport policy at the office of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. "Transport is one of the main greenhouse gas producers ... so we are planning an exit from combustion engine vehicles, or fossil-energy vehicles, by 2030," Najdovski told France Info ...

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 14:07 IST
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