British Columbia To Phase Out NonElectric Car Sales By 2040

first_img Canada Gets Its First Fully Electric Vessels: 2 Massive Ferries Tesla Model 3 Outsells All Other EVs In Q3 In Canada British Columbia also envisions a ban on new ICE salesBritish Columbia’s premier John Horgan hinted that next year the government will introduce a requirement that all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province must be electric (zero-emission vehicles) by 2040.“We need to make clean energy vehicles more affordable, available and convenient,”The requirement will be implemented in stages:10% from 202530% from 2030100% from 2040To help achieve the goal British Columbia intends to expand fast charging network and spend an addition $20 million CAD ($15 million) on plug-in incentives. Currently, consumers can get $5000 CAD for BEV and PHEV, while the purchase of FCV is granted $6000 CAD.More from Canada Largest Private Bus Operator In Vancouver Goes Electric With BYD Quebec, on the other hand, targets 15.5% share for zero-emission sales by 2020.Countries/states that intend to ban ICE cars in some way:Israel: 2030Denmark: 2030Scotland: 2032British Columbia: 2040France: 2040Spain: 2040UK: 2040Source: Reuters Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on November 22, 2018Categories Electric Vehicle News Source: Electric Vehicle Newslast_img read more