Petrol and Diesel engines to be illegal in the UK by the year 2040
That time has finally come. The time when the UK government (as well as numerous other governments around the world) has finally decided to take action against what they consider to be a major cause of many of the environmental and health issue that the modern world faces on a daily basis – by making a commitment to completely remove polluting vehicles from Britains roads by the year 2040.
For a long time now governments have seemed to just ignore these glaringly obvious environmental issues caused by pollution – but not anymore.
The days of high-pollution petrol and Diesel engines really are numbered for the UK in particular. And the count-down has begun to the time when petrol and Diesel engines will no longer be allowed on Britains roads.
The polluting problem
It’s not at all the case that vehicles are the only source of pollution that the world needs to deal with. But one thing is for sure… petrol and diesel-powered motor vehicles are one of the most heavily polluting culprits of modern day living, and now the British government has finally decided to take steps towards doing something about this.
What’s been said and what it means
Now let’s go for exactly what’s been said by the UK government and what this means for business and individuals.
What has been said by the UK government
In short, the UK government has given car manufacturers and those within the car industry until the year 2040 to “clean up their act” or face legal prosecution.
After the year 2040, Petrol and Diesel powered vehicles will no longer be legal to be sold in the UK, nor driven on the UKs roads.
What it means to you and me
What it means for business
Electricity is generally seen to be the most likely replacement solution to the worlds current heavy reliance on fossil fuels. The UK, in particular, knows that and so has announced a multi-million-pound investment in electric transportation vehicles