COP26: Carmakers to end fossil-fuel vehicles by 2040

A number of major carmakers have pledged to end production of fossil-fuelled internal combustion engine vehicles by 2040.

The Glasgow Declaration on Zero Emission Cars and Vans, includes Ford and General Motors amongst the signatories, along with several countries and cities and major users such as Sainsbury’s, rental company Leaseplan and Uber.

Other signatories include Volvo Cars, Mercedes-Benz, China's BYD and Jaguar Land Rover, alongside New Zealand and Poland as new member countries.

However, conspicuous by their absence were some of the world’s major manufacturers such BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Stellantis, Toyota and Volkswagen as well as China, the US and Germany.

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