Driving change: CEO of car-sharing platform Getaround on new EU climate plan


The European Union has unveiled sweeping new legislation to tackle climate change over the coming decade. The "Fit for 55" package – so named because it aims to cut emissions to 55 percent of 1990 levels – includes new carbon pricing rules and much stricter emissions rules for cars. The sale of new petrol and diesel engines will be phased out from 2035, with more EU money to help with the transformation. For more, Kate Moody speaks to Karim Bousta, the boss of car-sharing platform Getaround.


Also in the programme: 

  • We look at a revival of linen that's 100% made in France, as new spinning mills bring the production process closer to growers and consumers.


  • Plus, a uniquely French drink is now being made in England! We meet the entrepreneur who's giving pastis a taste of the British coast. 

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