Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Leuven has stated that Sweden will become the first country in the world to stop using fossil fuels. In this way, the Scandinavian country demonstrates its commitment in achieving the goal set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Overall, the Scandinavian countries are aimed at complete disposal of ICE vehicles by 2030.
The Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, China and India also intend to stop using internal combustion engines by 2030. France, England and Germany are considering a phased transition with banning the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and disposing of all ICE vehicles by 2050.
The Volvo Group, the second largest truck manufacturer, is rapidly switching to electric and hybrid propulsion. Tesla is also modernizing its electric tractor units. We are on the verge of a major transformation.
How will the freight transport market change in 20 years? One can only guess. The one thing we can feel certain about is that whatever happens, Interfreight will always remain a reliable partner!