California shows us how to phase out petrol and diesel cars

clock

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...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Automotive

Global Briefing: German coalition deal places climate action at heart of government's agenda

Global Briefing: German coalition deal places climate action at heart of government's agenda

James Murray
clock 26 November 2021 • 5 min read
'Green medal table': Government announces funding win for UK sports centres

'Green medal table': Government announces funding win for UK sports centres

Over 100 sports centres have been awarded funding through the £1bn Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

James Murray
clock 26 November 2021 • 3 min read
Electric vehicle startup Nio inks battery swap station deal with Shell

Electric vehicle startup Nio inks battery swap station deal with Shell

News of tie-up comes as Kaluza announces EV charging technology deal with Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation

Cecilia Keating
clock 26 November 2021 • 2 min read