Electric Dream – Britain Will Ban Petrol Cars (And Who’s Next?)
- Feb 14, 2020 10:50 am GMT
An internal combustion engine might be on its way to retirement, at least in the UK. According to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in 15 years’ time, you will no longer be able to buy new petrol, diesel or even a hybrid car in Britain.
Britain’s attempt to reduce fossil fuel emissions and air pollution comes five years earlier than planned, and more countries are joining in.
France also plans to ban the sale of fossil fuel-powered cars as of 2040. PSA Group (with five car brands such as Peugeot, Opel, and Citroen) and Renault, the two largest automakers based in Paris have confirmed their electrification strategy.
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