New Petrol/Diesel Car Sales Ban 2030 – Your Questions Answered!

The ICE car sales ban has been brought forward again less than a year since it was last moved from 2040 to 2035!

Soon this might be your only option when it comes to new cars

A proposed ban for the sale of brand new cars featuring Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) running on either petrol or diesel, was originally mooted for 2040. In February it was brought forward to 2035 after experts revealed Britain would not meet net zero emission targets committed too. Apparently it still wasn’t enough, because now it’s moved to 2030 – just nine years from now. What will it mean for you the motorist?

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What is going on with the UK’s used car market?

Whilst most areas of the economy are suffering, the used car market is buoyant

The second quarter sales of used cars in the UK is down 48.9% – almost half compared to last year with only 1m cars sold – this is according to SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). Having said that the overall decline for the year is 28.7% – that’s 2.9m sold compared to about 4m by this time last year.

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Seven Least Likely Automotive Predictions for 2020

Here’s what definitely, positively, certainly will not happen next year. Probably.

I dropped my crystal ball, it shattered internally and now it’s more crystallised than crystal clear. It doesn’t matter; the world is topsy-turvy and there is a massive disturbance in the Force. Well, at least a major upset, worthy of at least a couple of swigs of Pepto-Bismol I’d wager, especially if you’re reading this after Christmas dinner, enthroned upon the old Armitage Shanks!

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The future that Back to the Future did NOT predict

We didn’t get the hover board, the flying cars, the self-drying clothes or the auto-tie shoe laces, but we do have a lot today that was never predicted by the second instalment of the brilliant 1980s trilogy.

The future NOT predicted by Back to the Future II

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