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•  USA Today reports that "Honda is aiming to sell only electric vehicles in North America by 2040, joining several other automakers that have made similar announcements recently.

"The Japanese automaker called it a goal, not a commitment, echoing similar language used by its competitors as they leave open the possibility of selling conventional cars for longer.

"But the move further signals that the future of the gas engine is looking murkier as automakers embrace EVs.

"Jaguar, Volvo and General Motors recently also announced plans to phase out gas vehicles by 2025, 2030 and 2035, respectively."