New French president Macron aims for the last fossil fuel cars to be sold in 2040

The newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron is broadly pursuing the energy and traffic policies outlined by his predecessor, Francois Hollande. He is especially looking to promote electric vehicles (EVs) and aims for the last car with an internal combustion engine (ICE) to be sold in France in 2040. French daily newspaper Le Monde reported in the run-up to the election that one of Macron’s objectives is ‘to get out of fossil fuels’ and