Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday that the UK government will now ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars five years earlier than planned.
It brings the day of reckoning to some point in 2035. Previously, the plan was to end the sale of new vehicles powered only by fossil fuels in 2040, identical to the timeline France plans to follow. Norway has proposed the most aggressive ban, to start in 2025. .
“There can be no greater responsibility than protecting our planet,” Johnson said, “and no mission that a global Britain is prouder to serve.”
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