An announcement might come as quickly as subsequent week. There’s a probability that Johnson might announce a extra accommodating 2032 cutoff, however he’s believed to be “leaning” in favor of 2030.
Automakers may not be pleased. Honda and Toyota have balked at earlier discussions of shifting to an all-EV future. Honda argued that banning even hybrids can be too limiting, whereas Toyota warned it would rethink its investments within the UK if there’s a hybrid ban. A barely delayed hybrid ban may ease the transition, however corporations wouldn’t have a lot respiration room.