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Consulting on ending the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans

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Summary

Consultation on ending the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans by 2035 or earlier if a faster transition appears feasible

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Consultation description

Government is seeking views on bringing forward the end to the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition appears feasible.

We are asking for views on:

  • the phase out date
  • the definition of what should be phased out
  • barriers to achieving the above proposals
  • the impact of these ambitions on different sectors of industry and society
  • what measures are required by government and others to achieve the earlier phase out date

Documents

Published 20 February 2020
Last updated 9 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Consultation extended until 11:45pm on 31 July 2020.

  2. First published.