Motor Vehicles: Fuels

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will set target dates for phasing out (a) petrol and (b) diesel vehicles.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

This Government has a manifesto commitment for almost all cars and vans on our roads to be zero emission by 2050. We believe this would necessitate all new cars and vans being zero emission vehicles by 2040.

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