27 Jul '17, 2pm

UK to ban diesel, gasoline car sales by 2040; follows France, Norway, Holland bans

Diesel taxis in London (Image by Flickr user Lars Ploughmann, used under CC license) Enlarge Photo The United Kingdom will follow in the footsteps of some European countries as it announced plans to ban the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered cars by the year 2040. The initiative closely follows a similar announcement from France, which also declared 2040 as the year it will phase out fossil-fuel vehicles Norway and the Netherlands have also announced similar plans, though both plan on banning the sale of gasoline and diesel cars by 2025. DON'T MISS: France plans to ban all gasoline, diesel vehicles by 2040 The UK's decision was announced by the country's Environment Minister, Michael Gove, who also outlined a handful of proposals to ensure the goal is met, according to The Guardian . One proposal would include a "scrappage scheme," similar to a cash-for-clunkers initiati...

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