France Plans to End Sales of Gas and Diesel Cars by 2040

France is joining a growing movement to force the extinction of vehicles that run on fossil fuels, saying on Thursday that it would aim to end the sale of gasoline and diesel cars by 2040. The target is less ambitious than ones set by countries like Norway and India. Still, coming from a major car-producing country, France’s declaration gave […]

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A Road Map to 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 139 Countries by 2050

Illustration: The Solutions Project Nearly 140 countries could be powered 100 percent by solar, wind, hydropower and geothermal energy by 2050, a group of researchers say. Such a future could also mean a need for 42.5 percent less energy globally, because the efficiency of renewable sources, the scientists and engineers claim. In addition, this shift […]

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Volvo Says Goodbye To Gasoline

Volvo says all of its 2019 models will have electric drive, making it the first big auto company to switch from traditional internal-combustion engines. “This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” chief executive Håkan Samuelsson said in a statement. “Volvo Cars has stated that it plans to have sold a total of one million […]

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