China to Ban sales of Fuel-Powered Vehicles


China has said it will set a deadline for car manufacturers to stop selling fossil-fuel-powered vehicles in the coun

Xin Guobin, the vice minister of industry and information technology, has said the Chinese government is working with regulators to figure out a timetable to end not just the production but also sales of fuel-powered vehicles, Bloomberg reports.

China will be the biggest market and the third country, after UK and France, to start plans of phasing out fuel-powered cars.

The Chinese government had previously vowed to limit its carbon emissions by 2030, although, in a market as big as China, the ban on fuel-powered cars will probably not be fully implemented by 2040.

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