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Richard Howard

Head of Energy and Environment at Policy Exchange

Head of Energy and Environment at Policy Exchange

Does The Volvo Announcement Mean The End Of The Road For The Combustion Engine?

This morning's newspapers are filled with the story that Volvo is to go 'all electric' from 2019 - focusing on Battery Electric Vehicles, Plug-in Hybrids, and so-called 'mild hybrids', and ending sales of cars with only a combustion engine. Does this signal 'the death knell' for diesels, the 'end of the road' for the combustion engine, and the 'historic end' of gas guzzlers? Well, yes and no...
07/07/2017 09:44 BST