France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

Move by Emmanuel Macron’s government comes a day after Volvo said it would only make fully electric or hybrid cars from 201.

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France will end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 as part of an ambitious plan to meet its targets under the Paris climate accord, Emmanuel Macron’s government has announced, reports The Guardian.