California shows us how to phase out petrol and diesel cars

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The UK government should introduce a California-style Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate to clean up road transport, argues Policy Exchange's Ed Birkett

Transport is now the UK's biggest source of climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. The Government plans to ban the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans by 2035 or earlier, but now needs an...

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