SSE have called for mandatory switching of fleets to electric by 2030 in a letter to the Department for Transport (DfT). In the letter – which is addressed to parliamentary under secretary of state for transport Rachel Maclean – SSE calls on the government to implement a “clear deadline” of 2030 for corporate fleets to electrify in its upcoming Transport Decarbonisation Plan.
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Diesel cars have been withdrawn from sale by a leading manufacturer in the clearest sign yet that their days on British roads are numbered. The Times has learnt that Honda has stopped selling new diesel cars, with the last vehicles expected to be out of dealerships within a few weeks. The Japanese company is the biggest manufacturer to date to ditch diesel in Britain after bringing forward plans to switch to 100 per cent green technology in the next two years. Honda will phase out pure petrol cars by the end of 2022, rather than 2025 as previously announced, in favour of hybrid and battery-powered models.
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