Wall Street Journal reports that legacy automakers and big oil team to "throw a lifeline" to the internal combustion engine while Tesla advances EVs.
Toyota's advanced R&D/engineering chief believes the ICE engine will die away by 2050, only to be found in about 10 percent of hybrid cars after 2040.
The Economist features a gas engine on its recent cover and refers to it as roadkill. The days of the ICE are numbered and Tesla leads the transformation.
It's basically a done deal now. In early March, the state of Washington considered a bill that called for a $124 fine for ICE vehicles illegally...