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China prepares to say goodbye to petrol and diesel cars for good

Expect more of these on China’s streets . Image: Xinhua News Agency/ Getty Images China is looking to fully ban gasoline cars down the road. The surprising proclamation was made at an automotive industry forum over the weekend. Xin Guobin, deputy minister of industry and IT, said the ministry has started scheming out a timeline for the end of petrol and diesel vehicles, and light commercial vehicles. SEE ALSO: Tesla’s most expensive autoes just got a price cut China, the world’s biggest automobile market, sold 28 million cars last year.…

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Is a car maker about to save the planet? | Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams, a Guardian columnist, mentions Volvos switch to electric could save the planet I reckon a lot about electric cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk famously replied at a party at the very end of the 80 s. Do you think a great deal about electric cars? The question with envisaging a great deal about electric cars is that certain things become impossible to unthink: powering a auto with fossil fuels, gratifying 21 st-century challenges with 19 th-century reactions, become more than irresponsible. It becomes ridiculous. Youll never know when…

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