PwC comments on new petrol and diesel vehicles sales deadline

Feb 04, 2020

PwC UK's Head of Energy, Utilities & Resources, Steve Jennings, comments on the UK Government's announcement regarding the future of ICE and Hybrid vehicles:

"Decarbonising the UK's transportation sector is a vital step in meeting the country's net zero ambition. So bringing forward the effective date of a ban on the sale of new internal combustion engines (ICE) and hybrid vehicles is a positive step. Our own research on electric vehicles has underlined that widespread EV adoption is contingent on ensuring the appropriate charging infrastructure is in place for for all users - this is a vital piece of the net zero journey.  We believe the electrification of fleets, from company cars to field service vans, will also be a critical catalyst in transforming the transport sector. This a theme we shall be exploring in a forthcoming report."

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