The EU wants gas-powered cars gone from its cities by 2050 | Grist
But according to AutoGuide.com, the United Kingdom is having none of it:U.K.'s Transport minister Norman Baker says these choices should be made by individual cities, based on their needs and agenda, and not as a collective agreement. He added by saying, "We will not be banning cars from city centers anymore than we will be having rectangular bananas."And this from The Telegraph:The Association of British Drivers rejected the proposal to ban cars as economically disastrous and as a "crazy" restriction on mobility.
"I suggest that [Slim Kallas, EU transport commissioner] goes and finds himself a space in the local mental asylum," said Hugh Bladon, a spokesman for the BDA.
"If he wants to bring everywhere to a grinding halt and to plunge us into a new dark age, he is on the right track. We have to keep things moving. The man is off his rocker."