A ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars should be accelerated by almost a decade because existing targets are “hollow”, ministers have been told. An industry insider said that reforms designed to phase out the combustion engine by 2040 ought to be speeded up. Paul Willcox, who helped to advance the development of the Nissan Leaf, Britain’s top-selling pure electric car, said that ministers should “challenge” manufacturers to be more ambitious.
Times 8th May 2019 read more »
The Times air pollution campaign: our manifesto for change. Ban sales of new diesel and petrol cars from 2030 and reverse cut to green car grants.
Times 9th May 2019 read more »
Greenpeace challenges UK to phase out diesel and petrol vehicles by 2030 after Amsterdam announces ban.
Independent 8th May 2019 read more »
James Dyson has lobbied Theresa May to bring forward to 2030 her planned ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars, as the entrepreneur unveils the first patents for his own range of electric vehicles.
FT 8th May 2019 read more »