Head of Automotive at KPMG UK, Justin Benson comments on the Government’s announcement to move forward the ban on new petrol and diesel car sales to 2035.
Commenting on the Government’s announcement to move forward the ban on new petrol and diesel car sales to 2035, Justin Benson, Head of Automotive at KPMG UK said:
“It’s already a challenging time for car makers, who are focusing on dealing with new EU emissions targets. Though the ban has only been brought forward five years, product development is a seven to ten year process for car manufacturers, so they will now need to think about redefining their product cycle plans for the UK market in the mid-20s.
“Arguably Europe has been the most strict in terms of emissions, and it is also the UK’s largest trading partner, so the question now is whether European countries will follow suit.”
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