In the UK, domestic transport is the largest emitting sector of the economy, accounting for 35% of UK greenhouse gas emissions. This needs to change. There is a vital need to reduce emissions caused by transport: both local emissions that cause air pollution in our towns and cities and the CO2 emissions that contribute to global climate change.

This means working with our customers to address their fuel emissions and supporting and encouraging the uptake of low-emissions vehicles such as electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen vehicles.

Shell also supports the UK Government's ambition to increase the uptake of low-emissions vehicles and believes the phase out date for sales of new internal combustion engine vehicles could be brought forward to 2030, to make sure the UK meets the 2050 net zero target. However, this could only be delivered through a robust government plan to make the transition fair and deliverable.

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