2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)

New petrol and diesel cars banned from sale after 2030 under government’s green plan

The plan also includes developing the first town heated entirely by hydrogen by the end of the decade. New petrol and diesel cars will be banned from sale after 2030, the government has announced. The ban had been planned for 2040 but has been brought forward under Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan to tackle climate change.