The objectives for reducing emissions from the automotive sector and stopping the sale of cars with thermal combustion engines by 2035 are essentially these measures, envisaged by the Fit for 55 climate package , which the Italian government will ask the European Commission to review. .
The Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti reiterated the executive’s intention in proposing adjustments to the Fit for 55 plan for the auto sector , answering the questions of some deputies, during the question time in the Chamber, regarding the government’s commitment to support the Italian automotive sector.
Need to consider the industrial characteristics of the Italian production system
These are the words of the Minister of Economic Development in the Chamber: “In light of the new EU climate package called Fit for 55, I would like to clarify that, although the objectives of the transition are fundamental, at the same time the high Italian industrial vocation must be considered and the manufacturing characteristics of our production system, which risks being the most exposed compared to those of the major European industrial competitors “.
“For this reason – added Giorgetti – the Ministry of Economic Development deems it necessary to propose to the European Commission a revision of the package in order to favor a management of the ecological transition that takes into account the needs of the Italian automotive industry and the social aspects associated with it. , topics also recently reaffirmed in the context of the Glasgow Cop 26 conference where Italy, together with Germany, did not share the conclusions “.
Commitment to the automotive sector
Giorgetti himself then reassured the government’s attention to the car sector: “I reiterate the commitment to implement all the necessary interventions to support the sector and accompany it in its ecological transition”. to refinance the incentives for 2022 .