According to a report by The Washington Post, General Motors announced it will end the sale of all gasoline and diesel passenger cars and SUVs by 2035. The announcement marks a major turning point for GM with a future focused on new electric vehicles.
GM chief executive Mary Barra said the company will eliminate all tailpipe emissions from light duty vehicles by 2035. “As one of the world’s largest automakers, we hope to set an example of responsible leadership in a world that is faced with climate change,” she said on LinkedIn.
Another GM executive said the company will spend $27 billion on electric vehicles and associated products between 2020 and 2025. That figure includes refurbishing factories and investing in battery production.
This news, however, won’t affect medium and heavy-duty trucks, but includes everything from cars and crossovers to full-size trucks and SUVs, such as the light-duty Silverado and Yukon.
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