Petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles will be banned in the UK by 2035
The UK announced a ban on the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles after 2035 to tackle environmental issues.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the policy during a conference on environmental issues under the UN in Glasgow, Scotland.
The UK's implementation of this policy aims to tackle global environmental issues and, according to the UN target, zero its contribution to carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.
Earlier, the UK had announced that it would ban the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, but experts warned that if it wants to achieve the target of carbon-free country by 2050, oil-powered vehicles. The ban has to be hasty.
In his address, Boris Johnson said that 2020 was an important and fundamental year for taking practical action in relation to the environment.
In a statement before the ceremony, Boris Johnson said the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles could be banned even before 2035.
'Carbon-free country target is very important to us by 2050'
The British Prime Minister said that the goal of a carbon-free country is very important to us by 2050 and it is our responsibility to protect the land.
He added that this conference is a wonderful opportunity to fight against climate change not only in the UK but in countries all over the world. We have no greater responsibility than to save our world, to contribute to this mission. We are proud of the cause.
Expressing concerns for those associated with the automotive industry
While the British Prime Minister's announcement has been praised by organizations working for environmental protection, people in the automotive industry have expressed reservations over the announcement that the UK is unable to manufacture electric vehicles as an alternative so quickly. Is.
Industry organizations say the British government should also present viable alternative plans.
It is to be noted that Germany, the leading European manufacturer of vehicles, has also announced a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel-powered vehicles by 2030.