Sale of new petrol and diesel cars will meet dead end from 2040

A news report received has it that the UK government is on a plan to bring the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars to extinction.
The reason for the emergence of this plan is to curtail Environmental pollution and also bring in new laws that will sweep out pollution.

According to the UK magazine, the clean air strategy will be announced later today, including plans to stop the sale of internal combustion engines in two decades' time. A diesel scrappage scheme to encourage upgrades from EU3 and older diesels is also mooted.

With this and other numerous reports, it has shown that the Era of diesel and petrol engine cars is over and also, they are no longer acceptable in our current society.

The Government is expected to announce the ban of new cars powered by petrol and diesel engines in no distant future. Existing car stock will, presumably, merely be taxed to the hilt by then, but ministers want to ensure that all brand new cars are powered by electricity, not fossil fuels.

To root their points on this matter, the ministers claim that 40,000 premature deaths each year are caused by pollution and the wide-ranging measures due to be announced are designed to clean up Britain's air quality.
Mike Hawes, the head of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), called for better consumer incentives and investment to encourage the take-up of ultra-low emissions vehicles.


"Much depends on the cost of these new technologies and how willing consumers are to adopt battery, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen cars," he said. "Currently demand for alternatively fuelled vehicles is growing but still at a very low level as consumer have concern over affordability, range and charging points."

Hawes also said that "outright bans risk undermining the current market for new cars and our sector which supports over 800,000 jobs across the UK so the industry instead wants a positive approach which gives consumers incentives to purchase these cars. We could undermine the UK’s successful automotive sector if we don’t allow enough time for the industry to adjust."

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