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China to Ban sales of Fuel-Powered Vehicles

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China has said it will set a deadline for car manufacturers to stop selling fossil-fuel-powered vehicles in the country, and switch to electric cars.

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.

3 Comments

  1. Pak

    September 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    I hope African countries won’t be Europe and Asian dumping ground for all these fossil-fuel powered vehicles when the time comes?

    • thinkwell

      September 12, 2017 at 10:47 pm

      how will that be a bad thing

  2. thinkwell

    September 12, 2017 at 10:49 pm

    Sh##t for all these african countries striking oil, europe and america go follow suit soon, lol oil price go fall to bean and cotton prices. what duz that spell for Nigeria oil based economy ?! can somebody say holly-sh**t….atleast biafran none sence going to have less motive now. Lol

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