Green groups push for 2030 petrol and diesel phase-out

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WWF and Green Alliance say 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel sales - 10 years earlier than planned - would cut emissions and boost trade

Ending the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles in the UK by 2030 - rather than the government's target date of 2040 - could deliver a £3bn boost to the economy by making the UK a global hub for electric...

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