26 Jul '17, 3pm

New petrol and diesel cars to be banned from 2040 in UK

New petrol and diesel cars to be banned from 2040 in UK

The UK Government confirmed today that it will end the sale of all new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040, as it unveiled new plans to tackle air pollution. This latest announcement is part of a £2.7 billion investment programme for tackling air pollution, and is consistent with the Government’s election manifesto. The ban won’t affect cars with hybrid and plug-in hybrid drivetrains, but rather “conventional petrol and diesel cars”. The UK Plan for Tackling Roadside Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations produced by Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for Transport outlines how councils with the worst levels of air pollution at busy road junctions and hotspots must take robust action. Today’s announcement is focused on delivering nitrogen dioxide (NO2) compliance at the roadside in the shortest amount of time. This is one ...

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Britain to ban new diesel and petrol cars in 2040

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