Volkswagen to stop selling combustion engines in Europe by 2035

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Article highlights:

  • Volkswagen said Sunday it plans to stop producing cars with internal combustion engines in Europe between 2033 and 2035;
  • The German auto giant is accelerating its drive towards electric vehicles;
  • The change will take place a little later in the United States and China. In South America and Africa, due to the lack of political framework conditions and infrastructure, it will take a little longer;
  • The European Union will unveil tougher 2030 CO2 emissions targets and regulatory proposals on July 14, which are expected to force carmakers to speed up the transition to electric cars.