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Government takes historic step towards net-zero with end of sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

The UK has taken another historic step on the road to ending its contribution to climate change while boosting jobs in the process, as the Prime Minister, Transport Secretary and Business Secretary announced the end of the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the UK by 2030. This will put the UK on course to be the fastest G7 country to decarbonise cars and vans.

  • Plans to accelerate a greener transport future through 2-step phase-out of petrol and diesel cars

  • Over £1.8 billion to be invested in infrastructure and grants to increase access to zero-emission vehicles and promote a green economic recovery

  • New phase-out date central to UK economic growth and levelling-up agenda, as government commits nearly £500 million funding to support 169,000 jobs, help industry transition towards zero emission vehicles and maintain UK’s leading position in global automotive market

Read the article in full here: 2030 Ban