Sweden is the first European country to ban all combustion engines.
The Scandinavian country is taking the issue seriously: from 2030, no more vehicles with petrol and diesel engines will be sold. After Norway and Denmark have already expressed their intention to implement similar plans, Sweden is now putting its foot down. However, the necessary infrastructure, such as sufficient charging stations for electric cars, still has to be created before this happens in ten years' time. Great Britain (expected to exit in 2035), our French neighbours (2040) and Iceland also want to follow this path. In Germany, on the other hand, people are still keeping a low profile when it comes to an exit date. Critics fear that the reason for this could be the powerful car lobby in this country.