Thursday, 11 August 2016

London, Join "Ban Diesel UK" Campaign: We Still Can Beat Oslo - Norway To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2025.

  Hey, London, while Norway is going back and forward let's beat Oslo and ban all diesel cars right now and all petrol ones  by 2020.  Our new Mayor has promised us all clean air. It is time to deliver!

Join our #BanDieselUK campaign - go to this message RT and share! Spread the message, please.

Join "Ban Diesel UK" Campaign: EU Encouraged Car Industry to Cheat, French Report Says.

Join our #BanDieselUK campaign - go to this message RT and share! Spread the message, please.

  "Our campaign "Ban Diesel UK" is gaining strength with more than 60,000 people reached across social media platforms. We need your help now. Please donate your RTs and Favs on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook - share and spread the message.  Nothing will change before you will demand it as this new report from EuObserver shows. Below you can find links and my thoughts about DieselGate. It is not only Volkswagen and it is not only Diesel. 
  Nobody has right to take our health away, we can and must demand change from politicians. We can bring change ourselves: just vote with your wallet. It is quite stupid after all to pay yourself to poison your kids with cancer hazard diesel pollution. "Clean Diesel" scam is to deal with first now and then  with "Not So Dirty Petrol"  - Lithium Technology is here. Beautiful electric cars for the mass market are coming. GM Bolt and Tesla Model 3 will bring the first tide to move exponentially from below 1% in the worldwide sales of EVs and there are 25 companies in China already now are producing 51 models of electric cars so that all of us can have a choice of the best ones suiting everybody. Read French Report."

BREXIT DieselGate Fallout: Diesel Vehicle Purchases Banned By City Of London Corporation - Who Will Follow Now?

The City of London Corporation has also created the ‘City Air’ app, which offers low-pollution travel routes around the capital

Join our #BanDieselUK campaign - go to this message RT and share! Spread the message, please.

WHO: DieselGate Is A Cancer Problem - Auto Industry Calls "Not To Jeopardise Diesel As One Of Its Key Pillars."

  "The City Of London Corporation makes diesel cars the first casualty of Brexit breaking free from the corrupted EU protecting the automakers of diesel cars with cancer hazard emissions choking us all to death. Who will follow now the new sustainability benchmark in the UK? Let's not waste a good Brexit opportunity and ban all diesel cars right now in the UK and all petrol cars by 2020. We have the real chance to jump start the Energy rEVolution in the UK and make millions of high paid manufacturing jobs in the country providing affordable energy, electric cars and the real Energy Security to the Great Britain. It is time to make Britain The Great again.  Read more."


Norway To Ban Petrol & Diesel Cars By 2025

Possible boost for electric car sales

Norway's coalition government plans to outlaw new, petrol and diesel, powered cars by 2025, rumours suggest – but this is not necessarily true. Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv claimed that politicians from the main parties – that rule via proportional representation – agreed such as measure. This rumour then spread quickly courtesy of countless other publications, and social media.

If the Norwegian government proceeds as first reported, new buyers will have to purchase fully electric vehicles such as the Nissan LEAF, Renault Zoe and BMW i3. Hydrogen models such as the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell might be an option too. The benefit of such cars is they emit no pollution at the point of use. 

Electric car maker welcomes newspaper report

Tesla Motors produces fully electric sports cars and its Chief Executive welcomed the report, The Independent said. Elon Musk stated on Twitter: "Just heard that Norway will ban new sales of fuel cars in 2025. What an amazingly awesome country. You guys rock!!". However, mixed messages have emerged from various sources. 

The Democratic Party and Liberal Party have "collaborated" the Dagens Næringsliv report, the Independent suggested. Furthermore, Liberal spokesman, Ola Elvestuen, told the Norwegian newspaper that "there will only be sales of zero-emission vehicles in 2025". His later comments reported via The Local were less committal, however. 

The Norwegian publication claimed that Mr Elvestuen suggested that the political parties had, in fact, only agreed to "set target numbers" for how many low, and zero-emissions, vehicles should be on the road in 2025 if the nation is to hit its environmental goals. These goals look set to be revealed in 2017, The Local said.

Furthermore, the Conservative Party suggested that the Dagens Næringsliv report was misleading, The Local said. A press release argued: "There is no talk of banning the sale of diesel and petrol cars in 2025; as one would be led to believe in Dagens Næringsliv".

Opposition party criticises government

The opposition Labour Party said that mixed signals from the government amounted to "complete climate chaos". "The agreement is unclear, of little substance (and) the parties cannot even agree on what they agree on", Labour spokesman Terje Lien Aasland suggested.

Electric vehicle capability and infrastructure

It is conceivable that Norway – and other countries – will ban petrol and diesel powered cars on environmental grounds at some point. Realistically, however, electric vehicles first have to evolve to match the range and versatility of their current, more polluting, counterparts. Motorists will also require more support infrastructure such as quick, easily assessable, recharge stations."

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