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Old 04-07-2016, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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First Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) compliant country

The Dutch government proposed to have a countrywide ban of the sale of new non-sustainable gas and diesel vehicles within the next decade including hybrids/plug-in hybrids by 2025. All-EV and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles would be the legal options for the Dutch sale. The long term plan includes traffic integration of EV/fuel cell autonomous vehicles to ease the highway/road system congestion.

Holland hoping to be the first Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) compliant country.

http://www.nltimes.nl/2016/03/30/mps...arket-by-2025/

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/ho...5-news-report/


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Old 04-07-2016, 02:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not sure about the viability of such turnaround in a relatively short term. I still believe they're skipping some steps...
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Old 04-07-2016, 03:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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And how on Earth can they consider H2-powered cars to be zero emission?
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Old 04-07-2016, 03:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I suppose the same way they're considering EV's to be zero emissions.
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Environmental driven insanity.
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For perspective on their motivation, keep in mind that about 25% of the Netherlands is already below current sea levels.

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Anything the neatherlands does to mitigate CO2 will be about as effective as farting in a tornado.
Reconsidering being below would be far more effective than anything to do with limiting their own CO2 emissions.
Limiting their own CO2 emissions to try and save the 25% of your country that is below sea level is pure insanity.
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You can be pretty sure that vehicle plans are not their only focus.
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They need floating cities as does New Orleans.

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