In addition, plug-in hybrids as well as conventional hybrid vehicles will be banned from this date.This means that only pure electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles will be available for sale.
“Demonstrating the UK’s urgent action to reduce emissions, the government plans to bring forward an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition is feasible, subject to consultation, as well as including hybrids for the first time,” a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed.
Subsequently, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the ban could come in as early as 2032.
Marshall Motor Holdings Plc (LON:MMH), together with its subsidiaries, engages in retailing passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the United Kingdom. It sells new and used vehicles; and provides after sales services, such as servicing, body shop repairs, and parts sales.