General Motors announces plan for all-electric lineup by 2035

Largest US automaker says it aims to be carbon neutral by 2040 as Biden pushes for electric vehicles

General Motors has announced it plans to phase out gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles globally by 2035, a dramatic shift by the largest US automaker away from fossil-fuel-powered engines.

GM, which also said it plans to become carbon neutral by 2040, made its announcement just over a week after Joe Biden took office pledging to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and dramatically boost the sales of electric vehicles.

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