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France to Ban Gas and Diesel Vehicle Sales

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France just announced an end to all gas and diesel vehicle sales by 2040.

Nicolas Hulot, the country's new ecology minister, said Thursday the phase-out will help France meet its commitment to the Paris agreement.

Along with France, four major cities including Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens have already announced plans to ban diesel cars by 2025.

Check out the video above from Newsy to find out how countries are switching to electric vehicles to fight pollution and climate change.


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