29 Jul '17, 8pm

Will Gas Cars Be Banned in Europe (and California) in About 20 Years?

Will Gas Cars Be Banned in Europe (and California) in About 20 Years?

It’s becoming easier to imagine a world where electric cars dominate the road. In a sign that world governments in about two decades will require all new cars to run purely on electricity, Britain announced on Wednesday that sales of new diesel and gas cars would end by 2040. This follows a similar pledge by France earlier this month; previous statements by Norway and India that it will only sell electric cars by 2025 and 2030 respectively; and Volvo announcing that it will soon start phasing out cars that use internal combustion engines without any assistance from battery packs. Chris Grayling, the British secretary of transportation, said the government aimed to make “nearly every” car on the road zero-emissions by 2050—with some provisions allowing motorists to drive hybrid gas-electric cars for some time. In Norway, approximately 40 percent of all cars sold in the coun...

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