In the UK, transport remains the largest source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, accounting for 30% of CO2 emissions in 2020. 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 sustainable transport options such as low-emissions cars like electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen vehicles.

Phasing out new internal combustion engine vehicles in the UK

Shell also supports the UK Government's ambition to increase the uptake of low-emissions cars 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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