BC Joins Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance

By KISS News Staff
December 10, 2015 - 1:18pm Updated: December 10, 2015 - 2:00pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has become the 14th jurisdiction to sign on to the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance.

Environment Minister Mary Polak made the announcement today (Thursday) at the 2015 UN climate conference in Paris.

Members will strive to make all new passenger vehicles zero-emission no later than 2050.

The move could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by over a billion tons each year lowering global vehicle emissions by roughly 40 per cent.

Zero-emission vehicles used today include battery-electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.

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