GM Aims To Stop Making Gas Vehicles By 2040 [VIDEO]

The Detroit Free Press reports:

General Motors “aspires” to have all of its global new light-duty vehicles, including full-size pickups and SUVs, be zero emission by 2035. It also targets 2040 for its global products and plants to be carbon neutral.

GM made the announcements Thursday, stopping short of saying all of its vehicles will be zero emissions, which means either battery-electric or hydrogen fuel cell propulsion.

Carbon neutral means that all vehicles and plants will be zero emissions and GM will buy carbon credits to offset those that are not. “‘Aspire’ is a great word because it helps us work toward our vision,” said Dane Parker, GM’s chief sustainability officer.

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