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France – Government To Ban Diesel Fuel By 2040, Reduce Vehicle Usage In Paris

Boulevard Richard-Lenoir (Paris), piste cyclable 02
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France will end the sale of both diesel fuel and diesel-powered vehicles by 2040 as part of plans to meet ambitious targets set out under the Paris climate accord, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot announced Thursday. “We are announcing an end to the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040,” Hulot said, while acknowledging that the…