A driver removes a charging cable to connect his Tesla Model S to a charging station in London. The UK government plans to invest more than 800 million pounds ($1 billion) in new driverless and zero-emission vehicle technology as it seeks to boost its economy while leaving the European Union. Photo: Bloomberg

Promoting development of electric vehicles is key to a green future

Britain’s decision to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2040 can hopefully spur innovation to reduce the prices of clean cars, extend their range and improve recharging times

Topic |   Climate change

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A driver removes a charging cable to connect his Tesla Model S to a charging station in London. The UK government plans to invest more than 800 million pounds ($1 billion) in new driverless and zero-emission vehicle technology as it seeks to boost its economy while leaving the European Union. Photo: Bloomberg
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