Wednesday, June 12

Tag: new energy

UK plans to ban sale of diesel trucks from 2040

UK plans to ban sale of diesel trucks from 2040

cars, health
The UK government is set to announce its transport decarbonization plan on Wednesday, aiming to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As part of this plan, the government will lay the groundwork for addressing the politically challenging issue of road pricing. According to individuals briefed on the proposals, the UK will ban the sale of new diesel trucks from 2040 as outlined in the transport decarbonization plan. This move is a significant step toward reducing emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, which have been a major contributor to air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. By phasing out the sale of new diesel trucks, the UK aims to accelerate the transition to cleaner and more sustainable transportation alternatives. The ban on new diesel trucks from 2040 aligns with the ...