China, Britain, France, India, and other nations have announced plans to phase out vehicles with internal combustion engines and incentivize electric vehicle use at the national level. Meanwhile, some cities have passed measures to eliminate ICE vehicles within their boundaries by the end of this decade. Analysts at the World Bank note that “new technology and innovation are increasingly adopted in public policy agendas by governments to actively address sustainable development challenges.”

Summary and list of bans

Full report Sept. 2018 Survey of Global Activity to Phase Out Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles