Petrol and diesel car sales to be banned in the UK from 2040

26th July 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Petrol and diesel car sales to be banned in the UK from 2040
From 2040 sales of new diesel and petrol cars will be banned in the UK

Today the government launched its “UK plan for tackling roadside nitrogen dioxide concentrations”. And with it came the decision to ban the sale of both new petrol and new diesel cars from 2040. However, electric cars sales currently represent less than 1 per cent of new registrations. Therefore a lot has to happen between now and 2040 for this new rule to become reality. What is clear is that there is now real legislative momentum in favour of electric vehicles in the UK and that this will have an inevitable impact on OE suppliers and in turn the UK replacement tyre market.

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