On the occasion of the fourth meeting of Cite, the Inter-ministerial Committee for the Ecologic Transition, which occurred last December, the Minister for the Ecologic Transition Roberto Cingolani, Enrico Giovannini, for infrastructures and Sustainable Mobility, and Giancarlo Giorgetti, for the Economic Development, have defined the replacement terms of the vehicles with internal combustion engines, deciding, in line with most of progressed Countries, that the phase out of the cars with internal combustion engine is expected to take place by 2035,whereas for lorries and light commercial transport vehicles within 2040.
In the institutional note released we can read that “In such a course, it is necessary to deploy all solutions that are functional to the transport decarbonization, according to a logic of “technological neutrality”, then enhancing not only electric vehicles but also hydrogen potentialities”.