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News: Britain's electric utility backs earlier ban on new cars with engines, in 2030

John Voelcker Apr 9, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Mark Webber driving a 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid in London Enlarge Photo Norway and The Netherlands started the trend a few years ago, though they're relatively tiny car markets. Then France and the U.K. joined in. China, the world's largest new-car market by far, is doing it—though the country hasn't decided when. All of those countries plan to ban, or work the end of, sales of new vehicles with internal-combustion engines. DON'T MISS: 2017's most important story: internal-combustion engine ban in China While such an idea remains unthinkable on a national level in the U.S., a bill to that effect was introduced in California in January. Now there's pressure in some quarters to make one of the bans sooner, as The Guardian reported at the end of March. U.K. National Grid and Nissan Leafs National Grid, the single national elec...

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