Emily Ashton

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

UK Vows to End Sales of New Petrol, Diesel Heavy Vehicles by 2040

Electric A 350 kW electric vehicle charging point at Gridserve's electric forecourt in Braintree, U.K. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

The U.K. will end the sale of all new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles by 2040 and ultimately decarbonize all modes of domestic transport by 2050, under government plans.

Emily Ashton | Bloomberg News
July 14, 2021