12 September, 2017, 00:28 | Author: Darnell Patrick
The ban will lead to a reduction of oil demand in China, as the country is now the world's second-largest oil consumer after the US.
Minister Xin Guobin told Xinhua, China's official news agency, that the policy is aimed to bring 'profound changes for our auto industry's development'. The ministry will work out the timetable, Xin said. Both countries recently announced they would prohibit the production of diesel and petrol cars by 2040.
Will China become the next country to ban conventional diesels and petrols?
China has been implementing a slew of measures, including tax exemptions, discounts for auto purchases and an order for government organisations to buy more new energy vehicles (NEVs).
Almost 2.7 million new cars were registered in the U.K.in 2016, making it the world's sixth biggest market.
China's interest in going all-electric reflects a fast-growing global trend towards banning the sales of new internal combustion vehicles.
China produced and sold more than 28 million vehicles previous year, according to the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. But consideration of a ban is yet more evidence of China's honest desire to transition away from fossil fuels.
China plans to "elevate new-energy vehicles to a new strategic level", he said.
About 2.5 million workers are in the solar power industry in China, according to CNN, while the us has only 260,000 solar power jobs, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Sales of pure electric vehiclessurged 65.1 per cent year on year to 409,000, accounting for 80 per cent of new energy vehicle sales, the Xinhua report said.
Global auto giants like Ford, and Volkswagen are aiming to develop fully electric cars in China.
China will soon unveil a mandatory cap-and-trade credit programme for electric cars, starting the countdown for carmakers to be in compliance with stricter rules on emissions and fuel economy, according to the country's state-backed auto association.
Hurricane Katia , the sixth hurricane of the 2017 season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico early Saturday morning. A hurricane warning means that it's expected to hit about 12-24 hours, the NHC noted in its update.
Dilshan Munaweera struck 53 and Ashan Priyanjan 40 not out in vain as the hosts finished a wretched run of clashes against India . Pandey finished off the game with a boundary that brought his maiden T20 fifty in 36 balls. "I want to play all the games".
The chipset that ensures phones run longer and cool as a cucumber has been a runaway hit in the under Rs 20,000 price segment. The Xiaomi Mi A1 was unveiled in New Delhi , India earlier this week, boasting a lot of improvements in specs and design .
The killer clown flick utterly dominated the box office this weekend representing a towering 75% of the entire marketplace. Finally, IT is second for all R-rated movie launches, behingd Deadpool , which opened in 2016 with $132.4 million.
Nissan said it would launch a longer, United States 200-mile rated version of the Leaf in 2019 that would be more expensive. Nissan has also introduced several new technologies on the second-gen Leaf, including autonomous driving functionality.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday said the USA will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response". President Donald Trump has spoken with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea.
Fantasy Impact Although Janikowski was placed on IR Saturday, he won't need surgery to fix the herniated disc in his back. Tavecchio kicked in college at Cal and bounced around different teams after going undrafted in 2012.
Still, that Ohio State front seven are outstanding, and the defense as a whole is better at creating turnovers. This season, the Buckeyes find themselves ranked number two in the country with a whole season ahead of them.
Meanwhile, the U.N.is considering fresh sanctions to counter North Korea's increasingly frequent and powerful missile launches. North Korea on September 3 detonated a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
The depression is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm within the next day or so, and it will receive the name Katia . So while Houston will be spared from another storm, eastern Mexico is at risk of localised flooding and potential mudslides.
The report is based on information retrieved from satellite images, video, photos, medical records, and over 300 interviews. Twenty seven were by forces of the government of President Bashar al-Assad, including seven between 1 March to 7 July.
Google challenges European Union anti-trust fine
A spokesman for Google confirmed the company had filed the appeal but said the company had no further comment to make. The Commission is reviewing its Google Shopping decision in light of the ECJ's Intel ruling, according to Reuters .
How the Giants will decide Odell Beckham's playing fate vs
If OBJ is unable to go, Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard will start for the Giants against a weak Cowboys pass defense. Satellite radio subscribers can hear the Giants broadcast on Sirius channel 81 and the Cowboys broadcast on channel 83.
Pittsburgh at Penn State (#4) - Start time 8:30pm
Quarterback Max Browne - former USC starter - got Hall the ball right behind the end zone, and Penn State was ready. The Pitt defense gave up a number of long pass plays allowing YSU to climb back in and send the game to overtime.
Bank of Canada surprises with interest rate hike
In its statement, the bank also said headline and core inflation have seen slight increases since July, largely as expected. At its previous meeting in July, the BoC raised its key rate for the first time in seven years, also by 25 basis points.