Government revs up Transport Decarbonisation Plan with proposed diesel truck ban, but will it go far enough?

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Volvo is set to launch three electric truck models next year | Credit: Volvo Trucks
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Volvo is set to launch three electric truck models next year | Credit: Volvo Trucks

Details of Transport Decarbonisation Plan revealed to Financial Times, as separate report suggest ministers are continuing to lock horns over the best way to introduce new carbon pricing mechanisms

A ban on diesel truck sales by 2040, a pledge to electrify the government's vehicle fleet by 2027, and a consultation on a zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate for automakers are all set to provide the...

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