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Petrol and diesel vehicle ban brought forward to 2035

Economy:
Petrol and diesel vehicle ban brought forward to 2035

The last date to buy a new petrol, diesel or hybrid car in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, under government plans.

The change comes after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK wants to achieve its target of emitting virtually zero carbon by 2050.

Boris Johnson will outline the policy later at an event to launch

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04 February 2020, 10:26